Provides hospitals and health systems with information about race, ethnicity, and language data from patients
Intersectionality theory was developed to address the non-additivity of effects of sex/gender and race/ethnicity but extendable to other domains, allows for the potential to study health and disease at different intersections of identity, social position, … Read more
A strong personality predisposition influenced by race to cope actively with psychosocial environmental stressors. High levels of John Henryism can contribute to hypertension.
Inequities exist because minorities are more likely than whites to live in communities that are deprived and lack the necessary infrastructure for a healthy lifestyle. One study demonstrated an association between the location of food … Read more
Social disorganization is defined as an inability of community members to achieve shared values or to solve jointly experienced problems (Bursik, 1988). In recent decades, the themes of social disorganization theory have been more clearly … Read more
Toolkit about racial equity for children and communities: Race Matters Collection.
Racial inequality poses health risks for minority populations, which contributes to greater chances of health problems at older ages, especially linked to black women bearing children with lower birthweights than white women as mother’s age … Read more