the Essentials
  • Disparities in Health and Health Care: 5 Key Questions and Answers

    This brief provides an introduction to what health and health care disparities are, the status of disparities and how COVID-19 has affected them, the broader implications of disparities, and current federal efforts to advance health equity.
  • Health Coverage and Care of Immigrants

    This fact sheet provides data on the health coverage and care of immigrants in the U.S. and highlights latest state actions to expand health coverage for immigrants.

  • Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity, 2010-2021

    This brief examines trends in health coverage by race/ethnicity between 2010 through 2021 and highlights issues in addressing coverage disparities looking ahead.

  • Key Data on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity

    This chartpack examines how people of color fare compared to White people across a broad array of measures of health coverage, access, and use; health status, outcomes, and behaviors; and social determinants of health to provide insight into the status of racial disparities in health and health care.

Racial Equity and Health Data

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