Racial Equity and Health Policy
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Health and Health Care for Indigenous People
November marks National Native American Heritage Month, during which the U.S. recognizes the culture, heritage, and contributions of Indigenous people including those from American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island communities.Read More
COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Race/Ethnicity: Current Data and Changes Over Time
This is an updated analysis of COVID-19 cases and deaths by race/ethnicity that incorporates more recent data amid the surge associated with the Omicron variant.
How Equitable is Access to COVID-19 Treatments?
This issue brief assesses the availability of oral antiviral treatments by county and certain county characteristics, including metro vs. non-metro status, poverty rate, and majority Black, Hispanic, or American Indian or Alaska Native.
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Estados Unidos sigue siendo uno de los países con más partos prematuros. ¿Se puede solucionar?
The US Remains a Grim Leader in Preterm Births. Why? And Can We Fix It?
Estrés pandémico, pandillas y miedo impulsaron un aumento de tiroteos adolescentes
Pandemic Stress, Gangs, and Utter Fear Fueled a Rise in Teen Shootings
Disparities in Health and Health Care: 5 Key Questions and AnswersThis brief provides an introduction to what health and health care disparities are, the status of disparities and how COVID-19 has affected them, the broader implications of disparities, and current federal efforts to advance health equity.
Health Coverage and Care of Immigrants
This fact sheet provides data on the health coverage and care of immigrants in the U.S. and highlights latest state actions to expand health coverage for immigrants.
Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity, 2010-2021
This brief examines trends in health coverage by race/ethnicity between 2010 through 2021 and highlights issues in addressing coverage disparities looking ahead.
Key Data on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity
This chartpack examines how people of color fare compared to White people across a broad array of measures of health coverage, access, and use; health status, outcomes, and behaviors; and social determinants of health to provide insight into the status of racial disparities in health and health care.