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Briefs and Publications

Data and Issue Briefs

The Office of Minority Health periodically publishes briefs highlighting important topics and issues related to minority health and health disparities. Each data brief conveys complex statistical data and summarizes it in a straightforward manner using text and graphics.

Data Brief No. 6. Meeting Substance Use and Social Service Needs in Communities of Color
November 23, 2022

Data Brief No. 5. Demographic and Health Characteristics among a Diverse Group of Adult Black Males in the United States: 2002-2012 
November 2015 [PDF| 306kb]

Data Brief No. 4. Demographic and Health Characteristics among a Diverse Group of Adult Black Females in the United States: 2002-2012 
November 2015 [PDF| 337kb]

Data Brief No. 3. A Demographic and Health Profile of Adult Males (Ages 19 to 64 years) in the United States by Race and Ethnicity 
June 25, 2015 [PDF| 556kb]

Data Brief No. 2. Data Brief: Demographic Characteristics and Data Brief Health Behaviors among a Diverse Group of Adult Hispanic/Latino Males (Ages 18 to 64 years) in the United States 
May 29, 2015 [PDF| 441kb]

Data Brief No. 1. Data Brief: Characteristics of Uninsured Minority Men 
June 30, 2014 [PDF| 201kb]

Other Publications

Engaging Youth and Young Adults in Community-Based Strategies to Improve Health Literacy
April 2023

Terlizzi EP, Connor EM, Zelaya CE, Ji AM, Bakos AD. Reported importance and access to health care providers who understand or share cultural characteristics with their patients among adults, by race and ethnicity. National Health Statistics Reports; no 130. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2019. Exit Disclaimer

Bui, Juliet, Minh Wendt, and Alexis Bakos. “Understanding and Addressing Health Disparities and Health Needs of Justice-Involved Populations.” Public Health Reports 134, no. 1_suppl: 3S-7S. doi:10.1177/0033354918813089 Exit Disclaimer
May 2019

Fenelon A, Chinn JJ, Anderson RN. A Comprehensive Analysis of the Mortality Experience of Hispanic Subgroups in the United States: Variation by Age, Country of Origin, and Nativity. 
December 2017

Samuel Wu PharmD, Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN. The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander National Health Interview Survey: Data Collection in Small Populations 
September 2017

Chinn JJ, Hummer RA. Racial Disparities in Functional Limitations Among Hispanic Women in the United States. 
April 2016

En español: Data Brief: Características Demográficas y Coportamiento en Materia de Salud de un Grupo Diverso de Varones Adultos (de 18 a 64 Años) Hispanos o Latinos en Estados Unidos 
May 29, 2015 [PDF| 393kb]

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