HCUP Topical Reports - Race/Ethnicity Disparities

The following reports provide information on approaches to using race/ethnicity data for reducing disparities in the quality of health and healthcare.

  • State Documentation of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities to Inform Strategic Action
    • Full report (PDF file, 647 KB; HTML)
    • Report summary (PDF file, 44 KB: HTML)
    • Slide show overview of report (PDF file, 153 KB; HTML)
    • Supplemental material: 50-State Environmental Scan of State Publications Documenting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status and Health Care, as of January 2011 (PDF file, 250 KB; HTML)
    • Related Issue Briefs
      • Assessing the Costs of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: State Experience (PDF file, 72 KB; HTML)
      • Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities through Health Care Reform: State Experience (PDF file, 115 KB; HTML)
      • Using Geographic Information to Target Health Disparities: State Experience (PDF file, 189 KB; HTML)
      • Using Report Cards to Measure Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: State Experience (PDF file, 176 KB; HTML)
    • Summary Report of Dissemination Activities Conducted (PDF file, 275 KB; HTML)

  • State Uses of Hospital Discharge Databases to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities (PDF file, 205 KB)

Internet Citation: Race/Ethnicity Data. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). October 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/r_e_disparities.jsp.
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