W5: Healthcare Disparities in the United States
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The following discussion comes from your week 5 readings.
Outside research to address these issues is encouraged. Please remember to provide attribution for
Prompt: Health disparities are large differences in health
outcomes between groups based on the social determinants of health.
Investigate healthcare disparities in your state (if you are currently
living overseas, use the last state you lived in). Explain what
challenges disparate populations face in your state. Discuss and
critique at least one initiative that your state has engaged in to reduce
*Most states release
health equity/disparity reports. You might want to consider looking for
information on your respective state's department of health website.
DUE 01 FEB