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ERIC Number: EJ942538
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 78
ISSN: ISSN-8756-5943
The Current Scope of Health Disparities in the U.S.: A Review of Literature
Pettit, Michele L.; Nienhaus, Alyson R.
Health Educator, v42 n2 p47-55 Fall 2010
This review of literature examines leading contributors and mediators of health disparities in the United States. Specifically, poverty, education, and health are addressed. Special emphasis is placed on implications of health risk behaviors and health education for select populations and settings. Existing and suggested strategies for addressing health disparities are presented in light of health care reform and other current trends.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States