Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
1: An Overview of Ethnicity, Race, and Diseases.
2: What Are Ethnicity and Race?.
3: Population Health: An Overview.
4: Measuring Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
5: Impact of Racial Discrimination on Health.
6: Barriers to Health Equity.
7: Importance of Race and Ethnicity in Health Research.
8: Race, Ethnicity, and Social Determinants of Health.
9: Understanding Social Determinants of Health.
10: Social Determinants of Health across the Life Stages.
11: Poverty and Public Health.
12: Food Insecurity: A Critical Social Determinant of Health.
13: Housing: An Important Public-Health Issue.
14: Impact of Environmental Conditions on Health Disparity.
15: Education for Health and Well-Being.
16: Employment and Health.
17: Social and Community Contexts.
18: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status Indicators.
19: Life Expectancy.
20: Mortality Trends across Racial and Ethnic Groups.
21: Infant Mortality and Preterm Births.
22: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Behaviors and Preventive Health Services.
23: Health Risk Factors by Race and Ethnicity.
24: Disparities in Teen Pregnancy.
25: Health Status of Vulnerable Groups.
26: Ethnicity and Organ Donation.
27: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare Access.
28: Lack of Insurance Coverage.
29: Rural–Urban Disparities and Geographical Factors.
30: Healthcare in America: Trends in Utilization across Age and Race.
31: Ethnicity, Race, and Immunizations.
32: Ethnicity and Mental-Health Service Usage.
33: Disparities in Health Literacy among Racial and Ethnic Groups.
34: Genetics/Genomics and Ethnicity.
35: Genetic Predisposition to Disease and Heritability.
36: Importance of Family Medical History.
37: Act on Your Family Health History.
38: My Family Health Portrait.
39: Genetic Consultation.
40: Genetic Conditions Specific to Ethnic Groups.
41: Prevalence and Patterns of Common Conditions in Different Ethnic Groups.
45: Heart Disease.
46: Chronic Liver Disease.
47: Mental and Behavioral Health.
50: Strategies to Improve Healthcare and Eliminate Healthcare Disparity.
51: National Strategies to Improve Healthcare Quality.
52: Strategies to Strengthen the Healthcare Workforce.
53: Access to Quality Healthcare.
54: Strengthening and Modernizing the Nation’s Healthcare System.
55: Affordable Healthcare.
56: Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act.
57: Self-Sufficiency, Personal Responsibility, and Economic Opportunity.
58: Empower People to Make Informed Choices for Healthier Living.
59: Promoting Healthy Behavior.
60: Promoting Health Literacy and Cultural Competency.
61: Improving Community Engagement.
62: Integrating Mental-Health Services.
63: Prevent, Treat, and Control Communicable Diseases and Chronic Conditions.
64: Health of Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Their Families and Caregivers.
65: Health Equity for Minorities with Disabilities.
66: Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Ethnicity, Race, and Diseases.
Directory of Organizations That Support Healthcare Parity.