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diverse young adults working on computerThe Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) reports on its coordination of CDC activities for White House and Departmental Initiatives aimed at improving the ability of educational institutions to serve racial and ethnic minorities and addressing the health and human service concerns of racialand ethnic minorities.

Vital Signs, Hispanic Health

CDC Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013

The CDC Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), is CDC's first national study of leading causes of death, disease prevalence, risk factors, and access to health services among Hispanics or Latinos living in the U.S.. The study, conducted by CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, used recent national census and health surveillance data to assess differences among non-Hispanic whites, Hispanic/Latinos, 1 out of 6 people living in the U.S. are Hispanic and Hispanic/Latino origin subgroups overall and by sex and nativity, and to identify subpopulations of Hispanic/Latinos at greatest risk for leading causes of death and disease.

For more information, including the Report, Infographics, a Digital Press Kit, and related materials, see CDC's Vital Signs, Hispanic Health Webpage.

For just the report, it can be found directly at MMWR Weekly, May 8, 2015 / 64(17);469-478.

Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities

2014 Strategies

Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities - Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2014

Strategies for Reducing Health DisparitiesThe CDC Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities - Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2014, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), includes selected interventions that reflect effective public health actions supported by CDC that are proven effective or show promise for reducing health disparities at the local or national levels.

For more information, including the 2014 Report, a Report Hand Out, Press Release, and related materials, see CDC's Minority Health, Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities Report Website.

For just the report, it can be found directly at MMWR Supplements, April 18, 2014, Vol. 63, Supplement No.1, Pg.1-48.

CDC Health Disparities & Inequalities Report (CHDIR)

2013 CHDIR

CHDIRCDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report - United States, 2013

The CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report - United States, 2013, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), is the second consolidated assessment that highlights health disparities and inequalities across a wide range of diseases, behavioral risk factors, environmental exposures, social determinants, and health-care access by sex, race and ethnicity, income, education, disability status and other social characteristics. It provides new data for 19 of the topics published in 2011 and presents 10 new topics.

For more information, including the 2013 Report, a Report Fact Sheet, Topic Tables, and related materials, see CDC's Minority Health, Health Disparities & Inequalities Report Website.

For just the report, it can be found directly at MMWR Supplement, November 22, 2013, Vol. 62, Supplement No. 3, pg. 1-187.

2011 CHDIR

CHDIR.jpgCDC Health Disparities & Inequalities Report - United States, 2011

The CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report - United States, 2011, is the first in a series of periodic, consolidated assessments that highlight health disparities by sex, race, and ethnicity, income, education, disability status and other social characteristics in the U.S.

The report provides analysis and reporting of the recent trends and ongoing variations in health disparities and inequalities in selected social and health indicators, both of which are important steps in encouraging actions and facilitating accountability to reduce modifiable disparities by using interventions that are effective and scalable.

For more information, including the 2011 Report, an Executive Summary, Report Fact Sheet, 22 Topic Specific Fact Sheets, and related materials, see CDC's Minority Health, Health Disparities & Inequalities Report, 2011 Website.

For just the report, it can be found directly at MMWR Supplement, January 14, 2011, Vol. 60, pg.1-116.

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Other Health Disparities & Related Reports

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