Although the term disparities is often interpreted to mean racial or ethnic
disparities, many dimensions of disparity exist in the United States, particularly in
Health disparities refer to differences in the health status of different groups of
people. Some groups of people have higher rates of certain diseases, and more
Sep 1, 2015 ... Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of ... disadvantaged
populations.<sup>1</sup> Populations can be defined by factors such as ...
Our programs are available to everyone, but we make a special effort to reach
populations and neighborhoods that experience health disparities (populations ...
Definition. The term “health disparity” is almost exclusively used in the United
States, while the terms “health inequity” or “health inequality” are more commonly
Mar 16, 2016 ... Definitions. Health Care Disparity. Health CARE disparities are differences
among population groups in the availability, accessibility and quality ...
Nov 30, 2012 ... A “health care disparity” typically refers to differences between groups in health
coverage, ..... Precise definitions of health disparity differ.
Feb 17, 2015 ... General Disparity Definitions; Racial/Ethnic Group Definitions ... The National
Cancer Institute defines cancer health disparities as adverse ...
Aug 4, 2015 ... The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) is central to NCI's
efforts to reduce the unequal burden of cancer in our society via ...
There are many definitions of health disparities. Here are a few for your
consideration: “. . . Differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and
burden of ...