Health disparities are preventable differences in health outcomes and disease burdens. These differences often occur along racial and socioeconomic lines and are related to inequality and an unequal distribution of resources. Health disparities are also closely linked to social determinants of health which can account for up to 80% of health outcomes.

Social Determinants of Health

Becker's Hospital Review

 


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