Health Disparities And Health Equity

Decent Essays
HLTH session 6 Qs

1- What do you think are the most important points in “Health Disparities and Health Equity” article?
Within the article, “Health Disparities and Health Equity: The Issue Is Justice” I found various important points presented. First, I thought the authors placed an emphasize on operationally defining definitions. The National Institutes of Health defines health disparities as “differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of diseases and other adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups in the US”, these differences occur by “gender, race or ethnicity, education or income, disability, living in rural localities, or sexual orientation” (Healthy People, 2010). I found these definitions
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