Health Disparity

Health Disparities defined in Healthy People 2020: A particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage. Health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater obstacles to health based on their racial or ethnic group; religion; socioeconomic status: gender, age, mental health. cognitive, sensory, or physical disability, sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. 

Choose a health disparity experienced by a population group in the United States. Use data to support this disparity. Conceptualize the health disparity by applying a social determinant of health framework described in Chapter 4. Figure 4.2.

Explain the health disparity using data through the application of the framework chosen. Use the framework diagram to explain the health disparity.

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