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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting public health activities in the United States. Provides information on Diseases & Conditions, Healthy Living, and Data & Statistics.
Culture, Language and Health Literacy
Organized by category: General, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Age, Special Populations, and Research and Education.
A nonprofit organization focused on improving the accessibility and quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and indigenous populations.
Minority Health (CDC)
A page of resources from the CDC, providing information on diseases, deaths, and disabilities among minority populations.
Minority Women's Health
Provides information on the main health problems facing specific minority groups. (A project of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health.)
National Center for Health Statistics
A wealth of data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control. Click on FastStats for health statistics by topic.
National Healthcare Disiparities Report, 2013
Presents data on significant health care categories and comparisons in chart form with text explanations.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.
Office of Minority Health
Website of a government agency that promotes health for African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Includes statistics and coverage of health topics.
U.S. Census Bureau
The source for statistical data collected by the United States government on the U.S. population. Browse or search by topic or click "QuickFacts" for state and county profiles.
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