Minority Health Determines the Health of the Nation – The United States has become increasingly diverse in the last century. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group. Though health indicators such as life expectancy and infant mortality have improved for most Americans, some minorities experience a disproportionate burden of preventable disease, death, and disability compared with non-minorities.
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Selected Minority Health and Health Equity News and Research
- Addressing Health Equity in Public Health Practice: Frameworks, Promising Strategies, and Measurement Considerationsexternal icon
- Achieving Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
- CDC’s Commitment to Addressing Racism as an Obstacle to Health Equity
- Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Incidence by Age, Sex, and Period Among Persons Aged <25 Years — 16 U.S. Jurisdictions, January 1–December 31, 2020
- Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Status, Intent, and Perceived Access for Noninstitutionalized Adults, by Disability Status – National Immunization Survey Adult COVID Module, United States, May 30-June 26, 2021external icon