Explore the latest in health disparities, including differences in health status and health care access by race, sex, income, and geography.
This systematic review evaluates the association between health insurance coverage extensions or improvements and postpartum outcomes in the US.
This qualitative study investigates racial and ethnic bias in health care algorithms, public and stakeholder perspectives about it, and efforts to address such bias.
This cross-sectional study evaluates the association of race-neutral reference equations developed by the Global Lung Function Initiative with the interpretation of pulmonary function tests among Black and White individuals.
This Viewpoint discusses the proliferation of decentralized clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for rigorous studies to inform whether decentralized approaches promote or prevent access to clinical trials for people facing health disparities.
This cross-sectional study examines whether perceived neighborhood safety is independently associated with adverse birth outcomes.
This data analytic study uses a microsimulation model to estimate costs of implementing interventions to address social needs identified in patients in primary care practice.
This cohort study determines the disparities associated with central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) rates in pediatric patients from minoritized racial, ethnic, and language groups.
This cohort study examines the association of the Maternal Vulnerability Index (MVI) with preterm birth (PTB) and severity of PTB, both overall and stratified by physical, social, and health care factors included in the index.
This cross-sectional study examines whether patients’ perceived levels of clinician knowledge of transgender health care are associated with self-rated health status and psychological distress among transgender adults in the US.
This cross-sectional study evaluates whether patient race, ethnicity, and sociodemographic characteristics are associated with receipt of anticholinergic vs β3-agonist medications to treat overactive bladder.
This cross-sectional study assesses the rate of death due to assault-related firearm injury stratified by community-level social vulnerability and state-level gun laws in a national cohort of US youths aged 10 to 19 years.
This cohort study evaluates the association of neighborhood income mobility and risk of neonatal and maternal morbidity among patients in Ontario, Canada.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effectiveness of an automated bilingual computerized alcohol screening and intervention with standard care for the reduction of alcohol use among US adult Latino emergency department patients with unhealthy drinking.
This quality improvement study assesses facility-reported rates of major injury falls and pressure ulcers in nursing homes across the US and investigates whether nursing home characteristics are associated with underreporting of these measures.
This cohort study assesses co-occurring pain, psychological, and sleep disturbance symptom trajectories in a diverse cohort of children and the association of symptom trajectory with health care utilization
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