Health Reference Series: Ethnicity, Race, and Disease Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1780-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Ethnicity, Race, and Disease Sourcebook, First Edition provides information about measuring racial and social determinants of health and barriers to health equity.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1. An Overview of Ethnicity, Race, and Diseases
    • Chapter 1—What Are Ethnicity and Race?
    • Chapter 2—Population Health: An Overview
    • Chapter 3—Measuring Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
    • Chapter 4—Impact of Racial Discrimination on Health
    • Chapter 5—Barriers to Health Equity
    • Chapter 6—Importance of Race and Ethnicity in Health Research
    • Part 2. Race, Ethnicity, and Social Determinants of Health
    • Chapter 7—Understanding Social Determinants of Health
    • Chapter 8—Social Determinants of Health across the Life Stages
    • Chapter 9—Poverty and Public Health
    • Chapter 10—Food Insecurity: A Critical Social Determinant of Health
    • Chapter 11—Housing: An Important Public- Health Issue
    • Chapter 12—Impact of Environmental Conditions on Health Disparity
    • Chapter 13—Education for Health and Well-Being
    • Chapter 14—Employment and Health
    • Chapter 15—Social and Community Contexts
    • Part 3. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status Indicators
    • Chapter 16—Life Expectancy
    • Chapter 17—Mortality Trends across Racial and Ethnic Groups
    • Chapter 18—Infant Mortality and Preterm Births
    • Chapter 19—Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Behaviors and Preventive Health Services
    • Chapter 20—Health Risk Factors by Race and Ethnicity
    • Chapter 21—Disparities in Teen Pregnancy
    • Chapter 22—Health Status of Vulnerable Groups
    • Chapter 23—Ethnicity and Organ Donation
    • Chapter 24—Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare Access
    • Chapter 25—Lack of Insurance Coverage
    • Chapter 26—Rural–Urban Disparities and Geographical Factors
    • Chapter 27—Healthcare in America: Trends in Utilization across Age and Race
    • Chapter 28—Ethnicity, Race, and Immunizations
    • Chapter 29—Ethnicity and Mental-Health Service Usage
    • Chapter 30—Disparities in Health Literacy among Racial and Ethnic Groups
    • Part 4. Genetics/Genomics and Ethnicity
    • Chapter 31—Genetic Predisposition to Disease and Heritability
    • Chapter 32—Importance of Family Medical History
    • Chapter 33—Act on Your Family Health History
    • Chapter 34—My Family Health Portrait
    • Chapter 35—Genetic Consultation
    • Chapter 36—Genetic Conditions Specific to Ethnic Groups
    • Part 5. Prevalence and Patterns of Common Conditions in Different Ethnic Groups
    • Chapter 37—Asthma
    • Chapter 38—Cancer
    • Chapter 39—Diabetes
    • Chapter 40—Heart Disease
    • Chapter 41—Chronic Liver Disease
    • Chapter 42—Mental and Behavioral Health
    • Chapter 43—Stroke
    • Chapter 44—Tuberculosis
    • Part 6. Strategies to Improve Healthcare and Eliminate Healthcare Disparity
    • Chapter 45—National Strategies to Improve Healthcare Quality
    • Chapter 46—Strategies to Strengthen the Healthcare Workforce
    • Chapter 47—Access to Quality Healthcare
    • Chapter 48—Strengthening and Modernizing the Nation's Healthcare System
    • Chapter 49—Affordable Healthcare
    • Chapter 50—Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act
    • Chapter 51—Self-Sufficiency, Personal Responsibility, and Economic Opportunity
    • Chapter 52—Empower People to Make Informed Choices for Healthier Living
    • Chapter 53—Promoting Healthy Behavior
    • Chapter 54—Promoting Health Literacy and Cultural Competency
    • Chapter 55—Improving Community Engagement
    • Chapter 56—Integrating Mental-Health Services
    • Chapter 57—Prevent, Treat, and Control Communicable Diseases and Chronic Conditions
    • Chapter 58—Health of Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Their Families and Caregivers
    • Chapter 59—Health Equity for Minorities with Disabilities
    • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 60—Glossary of Terms Related to Ethnicity, Race, and Diseases
    • Chapter 61—Directory of Organizations That Support Healthcare Parity