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Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services: Evidence Summary

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Summarizes research on achieving health equity in preventive services including screening, counseling, medication, and management for cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes in adult patients by identifying the effects of impediments and barriers that create disparities, and the effectiveness of strategies and interventions to reduce them. Study reports barriers that resulted in or explained a disparity in preventive service, and the effectiveness of the clinician-patient relationship, health information technology, and health system intervention. Studies included African American, Hispanic, Korean and Chinese American, and rural and low-income patients.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Asian · Black or African American · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic disease management · Diabetes · Health disparities · Health screening · Hispanic or Latino · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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