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Health Equity/Disparities Measures and Tools

Web Resources

Health Disparities Calculator
The Health Disparities Calculator is statistical software designed to generate multiple summary measures to evaluate and monitor health disparities (HD).

Diversity Data
The DiversityData project collects and disseminates data for diverse and equitable metropolitan areas. This project creates customized reports describing over 100 measures of diversity, opportunity, and quality of life for over three hundred metropolitan areas.


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