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Bibliography: Health Disparities in the U.S.

Knowledge Center Bibliography

HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE UNITED STATES

key federal reports and historical overviews

2003 National Healthcare Disparities Report (first report) / Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 2004 / 227 p. http://archive.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr03/nhdr2003.pdf

2015 Kelly Report : Health Disparities in America / Kelly, R. L.; Gracia, N. J., contributor. -- Washington, DC: Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, 2015 / 143 p. https://cbcbraintrust-kelly.house.gov

An American Health Dilemma : Race, Medicine, and Health Care in the United States, 2v. / Byrd, W. M.; Clayton, L. A. -- London, U.K.: Routledge, 2000/2002.

Caught Between "The Rock" and a Hard Place : The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Struggle for Identity in Public Health / Stafford, S. American Journal of Public Health, v. 100, #5 (May), p. 784-789, 2010 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20388621

Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System / Washington, DC : U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 2004 / viii, 148 p. http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/nahealth/nabroken.pdf

CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report - United States, 2011 (first report) / Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2011 / 113 p. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/other/su6001.pdf

Changing America : Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being by Race and Hispanic Origin / Council of Economic Advisors for the President's Initiative on Race. -- Washington, DC: Government Printing Office (GPO), 1998 / 74 p. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-EOP-CHANGINGAMERICA/content-detail.html

The Concept of Race and Health Status in America / Williams, D. R.; Lavizzo-Mourey, R.; Warren, R. C. Public Health Reports, v. 109, #1 (January-February), p. 26-39, 1994 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8303011/

Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services : Advancing Health with CLAS / Koh, H. K.; Gracia, J. N.; Alvarez, M. E. New England Journal of Medicine, v. 371, #3, p. 198-201, 2014 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25014685

Decades of Work to Reduce Disparities in Health Care Produce Limited Success / Voelker, R. JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association, v.299, #12, p.1411-1413, 2008 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18364476

Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality 2nd ed. / Bullard, R.D. -- Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994 / xx, 195 p.

The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States / LaVeist, T. A.; Gaskin, D. J.; Richard, P.; Smedley, B. D., contributor. -- Washington, DC: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 2009 / 12 p.

Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs / Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2004; xiii, 294 p. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10979

Eliminating Health Disparities: Strengthening Data on Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language in the United States -- Hyattsville, MD: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, Subcommittee on Populations, 2005 / 68 p. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/misc/EliHealthDisp.pdf

The Good Doctors : The Medical Committee for Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice in Health Care / Dittmer, J. -- New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2009 / xi, 324 p.

The Health and Physique of the Negro American : Report of a Social Study Made under the Direction of Atlanta University: Together with the Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems Held at Atlanta University on May the 29th, 1906 / Du Bois, W. E. B., ed. -- Atlanta, GA: Atlanta University Press, 1906 / 138 p. http://archive.org/details/healthphysiqueof00dubo

Health Care Divided: Race and Healing a Nation / Smith, D B.: Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1999, 386p.

Health Disparities and Health Equity : Concepts and Measurement / Braveman, P. Annual Review of Public Health, v. 27, p. 167-194, 2006 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16533114

Health Status of Minorities and Low-Income Groups 3rd ed. -- Washington, DC: Health Resources and Services Administration, 1991 / iii, 376 p. https://archive.org/details/healthstatusofmi00unse

Health Status of Minorities and Low-Income Groups 2nd ed. / Simpson, C. E., contributor. -- Washington, DC: Health Resources and Services Administration, 1985 / iv, 263 p. https://archive.org/details/healthstatusofmi00unse_1

Health Status of Minorities and Low-Income Groups / Simpson, C.E., contributor. / Rudov, M. H.; Santangelo, N., ed. -- Washington, DC: U.S. Health Resources Administration, 1979 / 275p. https://archive.org/deta...ealthstatusofmi00unse_0

Health, United States, 1998 With Socioeconomic Status and Health Chartbook -- Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 1998, 460 p. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus98.pdf

Healthy People: The Surgeon General's Report on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention -- Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, 1979, 262 p. http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/NN/B/B/G/K/_/nnbbgk.pdf

HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities : A Nation Free of Disparities in Health and Health Care -- Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, [2011] / 46 p. https://archive.org/details/hhsactionplantor00unse

How Far Have We Come in Reducing Health Disparities? Progress Since 2000, Workshop Summary / Graham, G.N., contributor. / Institute of Medicine. Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities. -- Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2012 / xii, 106 p. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK100492/

The Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Is Moving Forward / Satcher, D. Public Health Reports, v. 114, #3 (May-June), p. 283-287, 1999 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10476999

Measuring Social Inequalities in Health in the United States : A Historical Review, 1900-1950 / Krieger, N.; Fee, E. International Journal of Health Services, v.26, #3, p.391-418, 1996 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8840195

Medical Education in the United States and Canada (The Flexner Report). Washington, DC: Science and Health Publications, Inc.; 1910. https://archive.org/details/medicaleducation00flexiala

Minorities & Women in the Health Fields : Applicants, Students, and Workers -- Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1978 / 122 p.

Missing Persons: Minorities in the Health Professions. A Report of the Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce -- Durham, NC : The Sullivan Commission, 2004; 201 p., 2004 http://health-equity.pitt.edu/40/1/Sullivan_Final_Report_000.pdf

National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity / National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA). -- Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health (OMH), [2011] / vi, 198 p. https://archive.org/stream/nationalstakehol00unse

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care : A Blueprint for Advancing and Sustaining CLAS Policy and Practice – Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health (OMH), 2013 / vi, 192 p. https://archive.org/details/nationalstandard00unse

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care: Final Report -- Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health (OMH), 2001; 132p. http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/finalreport.pdf

One Voice, One Vision: Recommendations to the Surgeon General to Improve Hispanic/Latino Health / Surgeon General's National Hispanic/Latino Health Initiative. -- Washington, DC: HHS, Office of the Surgeon General, 1993 / 193p. https://archive.org/details/onevoiceonevisio00depa

Partnership, Research, and Leadership to Advance Health Equity and Eliminate Health Disparities / Gracia, J. N.; Ruffin, J. American Journal of Public Health, v.104, Supplement 4 (September), p. S520-521, 2014 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25100412

Promises to Keep: Public Health Policy for American Indians and Alaska Natives in the 21st Century / Dixon, M.; Roubideaux, Y.: Washington, DC: American Public Health Association, 2001; xxi, 311 p.

The Public Health Approach to Eliminating Disparities in Health / Satcher, D.; Higginbotham, E.J. American Journal of Public Health, v. 98, #9 Supplement, p. S8-S11, 2008 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18687626

Race/ethnicity, the social environment, and health. / Lillie-Blanton, M; LaVeist, T. Social Science and Medicine, v.43 #1, June, p.83-92, 1996 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8816013

Race, socioeconomic status, and health. / Williams, D.R. Annals New York Academy of Sciences, v.896 (January), p.173-187, 1999 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10681897

Reducing Health Care Disparities : Where Are We Now? / Gold, M. -- Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2014 / 7 p. http://www.rwjf.org/

Reducing racial and ethnic health disparities: Exploring an outcome-oriented agenda for research and policy. / Gibbs, B.K.; Nsiah-Jefferson, L.; McHugh, M.D.; Trivedi, A.N.; Prothrow-Stith, D. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, v.31, #1 (February), p.185-218, 2006

Report of the Secretary's Task Force on Black and Minority Health. 8v. -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. -- Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985. http://www.archive.org/details/reportofsecretar00usde

The role of the federal government in eliminating health disparities / Kennedy, Edward M. Health Affairs, v. 24, #2 (March-April), p. 452-458, 2005 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15757930

Shining the Light on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health : Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved: v. 26, #2 Suppl. (May) / Tseng, W., ed.; et al. -- Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015 / xiv, 268 p. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_health_care_for_the_poor_and_underserved/toc/hpu.26.2A.html

The Social Determinants of Health : Coming of Age / Braveman, P.; Egerter, S.; Williams, D. R. Annual Review of Public Health, v. 32, p. 381-398, 2011 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21091195

Social Determinants of Health: The Solid Facts 2nd ed. / Wilinson, R.; Marmot, M.: Geneva, Switzerland: Commission on Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization, 2003; 31 p. http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/98438/e81384.pdf

Social/economic status and disease / Marmot, M. G.; Kogevinas, M.; Elston, M. A. Annual Review of Public Health, v. 8, p. 111-135, 1987 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3555518

A Strategic Framework for Improving Racial/Ethnic Minority Health and Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities / Graham, G.N.: Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health (OMH), 2008; 29 p., 2008 http://www.archive.org/details/strategicframewo00usde

Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities - Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2014 -- Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 2014 / ii, 50 p. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/other/su6301.pdf

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Implementation Guidance on Data Collection Standards for Race, Ethnicity, Sex, Primary Language, and Disability Status -- Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), 2011 / 10 p. http://aspe.hhs.gov/datacncl/standards/ACA/4302/index.pdf

U.S. Policy on Health Inequalities: The Interplay of Politics and Research / Gamble, V.N.; Stone, D. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, v.31, #1 (February), p.93-126, 2006 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16484670

Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care / Institute of Medicine; Smedley, B.D.; Stith, A.Y.; Nelson, A.R., eds. -- Washington, DC: National Academies Press, Institute of Medicine, 2002; xvi, 764 p. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10260

What is a "health disparity"? / Carter-Pokras, O.; Baquet, C. Public Health Reports, v. 117, #5 (September-October), p. 426-434, 2002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12500958/

The OMHRC Knowledge Center contains a collection of 55,000 documents, reports, books, journals, media, and journal articles related to the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations. The library collection also includes sources of consumer health material in more than 40 languages. The OMHRC Knowledge Center staff can respond to requests from the public by providing selective bibliographies of articles and books in its collection.

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