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Population Health Equity

Population Health Equity Although US racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of poor health because of health care inequities, more low-income white individuals are affected because of greater population numbers. This Viewpoint explains that efforts to improve poor outcomes would be more effective if strategies were not based on proportions of race. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Population Health Equity

JAMA , Volume 317 (5) – Feb 7, 2017

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2017 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2016.19435
pmid
28097326
Publisher site
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Abstract

Although US racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of poor health because of health care inequities, more low-income white individuals are affected because of greater population numbers. This Viewpoint explains that efforts to improve poor outcomes would be more effective if strategies were not based on proportions of race.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 7, 2017

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