Health status of Californians by race/ethnicity, 1970 and 1980

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State of California, Health and Welfare Agency, Dept. of Health Services , [Sacramento]
Public health -- California -- Statistics., Minorities -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Statistics., California -- Statistics, Medical., California -- Statistics, V



StatementCalifornia Center for Health Statistics.
SeriesData matters topical reports
ContributionsCalifornia. Center for Health Statistics.
LC ClassificationsRA407.4.C2 H44 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2347539M
LC Control Number86622327

All Californians should have access to the high-quality health care they need to lead a long and healthy life. Achieving this requires reducing disparities in health and the social determinants that affect historically excluded or marginalized groups.

1 Disparities occur across many dimensions, including race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, place of residence, gender, disability status. race/ethnicity, low-income, and limited-English proficiency.

The third section provides a series of two-page tables with the rates of selected health behaviors, the health status, and the use of health services of older Californians.

These tables are repeated for the entire state, seven substate regions, the 20Cited by: 4. A Portrait of Race and Ethnicity in California An Assessment of Social and As recently asalmost 80 percent of the state’s residents were white non-Hispanics.

Byonly 52 percent of the state’s residents were white non-Hispanics, Hispanics Hispanics often have less access to health care and lower health status than whites File Size: 1MB. California's racial and ethnic composition has changed dramatically over the last generation: so dramatically, in fact, that many businesses, public interest groups, media professionals, and policymakers lack current, reliable information about the state's population.

In this sourcebook, Belinda Reyes and a team of researchers examine trends and outcomes in: demography education health.

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Race/Ethnic Population with Age and Sex Detail, Sacramento, CA, December Nativity, U.S. Census Bureau, Febru • Vital Statistics of California, California Department of Health Services, Components of Population Change: • Base Population • Deaths Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in America.

It effectively documents the need for equal treatment and equal health status for minorities. Intended as a resource for faculty and students in public health as well as the social sciences, it will be also be valuable to public health administrators.

The purpose of this chapter is to examine the implications of how we measure racial and ethnic identity for our understanding of racial and ethnic disparities in health, especially among the elderly. 1 We focus on the official classifications used to produce statistics on the health status of the elderly, and because self-identification is the.

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Race, Ethnicity, and the Health of Americans This on-line publication by the American Sociological Association (ASA) is one in a five-part series on the differences in indicators of life and death health status among racial and ethnic groups. Further, it ASA SERIES ON HOW RACE AND ETHNICITY MATTER Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes by race and ethnicity from the National Health Interview Survey, January–Juneshows: The age- and sex-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes was % for Hispanic, % for non-Hispanic.

The center of population of California is located at in Kern County, near the town of Sh. No single ethnic group forms a majority of California's population, making the state a minority-majority ics (of any race) are the largest single ethnic group in the state.

Spanish is the state's second most widely spoken language. Areas with especially large Spanish speaking. California Center for Health Statistics. Health Status of Californians by Race/Ethnicity, and Sacramento, CA: State of California Health and Welfare Agency.

Carter-Pokra, O. Health profile. In Latino Health in the U.S.: A Growing Challenge, C.W. Molina and M. Aguirre-Molina, eds. Washington, DC: American Public Health.

socioeconomic status (SES), racism, and migration affect racial differences in health. We also consider the implications of this sociological research for policies to reduce disparities in health.

Du BOIS’S EArly rESEArcH On rAcE AnD HEAltH In his classic book, The Philadelphia Negro, W. Du Bois provided a detailed characteriza. What is the federal requirement for collecting data on race and ethnicity.

A two-part question must be used to collect data about students’ or staff members’ race and ethnicity. In addition, California Government Code (GC) Section requires the detailed collection of Asian and Pacific.

Inthe number of Hispanic and Latino residents in California had surpassed the number of white residents, with about million Hispanics compared to million whites.

Sources of data. During the American colonial period, British colonial officials conducted censuses in some of the Thirteen Colonies that included enumerations by race.

In addition, tax lists and other reports provided additional data and information about the racial demographics of the Thirteen Colonies during this time period. People have been enumerated by race in every. Racial and ethnic inequality in education has a long and persistent history in the United States.

Beginning inhowever, when the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racial segregation of public schools was unconstitutional, some progress has been made in improving racial educational disparities. Housing units, July 1,(V) 14, Owner-occupied housing unit rate, %: Median value of owner-occupied housing units,   In this revised edition of Health Disparities in the United States, Donald A.

Barr provides extensive new data about the ways low socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity interact to create and perpetuate these health disparities.

Examining the significance of this gulf for the medical community and society at large, Barr offers potential Reviews: Recommendation HHS, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Defense should coordinate their efforts to ensure that all federally funded health care delivery systems collect the variables of race, Hispanic ethnicity, granular ethnicity, and language need as outlined in this report, and include these data in the health records of individuals for use in stratifying quality performance metrics, organizing quality improvement and disparity reduction initiatives, and.

Abortion percentage (relative to total live births and abortions) by race/ethnicity, United States,estimated: The next two graphs show the fraction of all U.S. abortions and live births by racial/ethnic groups. Fraction of all abortions by race/ethnicity, United States,estimated.

It sought to (1) assess racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of 14 health status indicators across diverse racial/ethnic groups within a single study; and (2) examine whether health status differs by race/ethnicity even after adjusting for patients’ age, sex, socioeconomic status, region, and length of enrollment in their Medicare plan.

Race and Ethnicity by Place in California There are 1, places in California. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, California, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with California.

The least populous of the compared places has a population ofThe goal of eliminating disparities in health care in the United States remains elusive. Addressing these disparities must begin with the fundamental step of bringing the nature of the disparities and the groups at risk for those disparities to light by collecting health care quality information stratified by race, ethnicity and language data.

Race, And Health ABSTRACTThe historical narrative on diversity, race, and health would predict that California’s population change from 22 percent racial/ethnic minority in to 62 percent in would lead to a massive health crisis with high.

Educational Attainment and Racial, Ethnic and Gender Disparities in the U.S. Research conducted by: United States Census Bureau Case study prepared by: Robert F.

Houser, Georgette Baghdady, and Jennifer E. Konick Overview The U.S. Census Bureau defines educational attainment as the highest level of education that a person has completed. Poverty rates in California reflect national averages and vary by race/ethnicity and age (Table 1).

Inover million Californians, or.

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The marriage rate has declined across racial and ethnic groups, but the drop has been particularly dramatic among blacks. Insome 35% of black adults ages 25 and older were married, compared with 60% of whites.

Inthis gap was considerably smaller: Fully 60% of blacks and 76% of whites were married at that time. Status dropout rates of to year-olds, by race/ethnicity: through NOTE: The status dropout rate is the percentage of to year-olds who are not enrolled in school and have not earned a high school credential (either a diploma or an equivalency credential such as a GED certificate).

Data are based on sample surveys of persons living in households. A U.S. News analysis of race, ethnicity and place spotlights potential drivers of change for the nation’s health.

By Deidre McPhillips Data Editor Sept. 25,at. Race and Ethnic Categories Two Question Format. The two-question format provides flexibility and ensures data quality. The separate categories shall be used when collecting and reporting race and ethnicity when information is collected through self-identification, such as household meal applications.

Example: Racial and Ethnic Identity. CPS Tables Annual averages. EMPLOYMENT STATUS. 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population, s to date () ()2.

Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, s to date () ()3.Healthy People and the Public Health Task Force on Minority Health Data report Improving Minority Health Statistics, emphasize the need for additional race/ethnicity data in the health field.

This need is especially important because of current and projected increases in U.S. racial and ethnic subpopulations.Utah Health Status by Race and Ethnicity: Y Y Action Plan to Eliminate Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities in the State of Utah Y N Data Sources Many states indicated that the most valuable data was whatever told the story the best, or made the best case for the need to address the disparities.

Data sources commonly.