Patient Demographic Data

Patient Demographic Data: Collecting and using race, ethnicity, and language data to plan, improve, and evaluate health services and to reduce health disparities.

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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the US

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This Spotlight brings together resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the US Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey, 2010 Current Population Survey, and 2000 decennial census; the US Departments of Homeland Security and State; the Pew Hispanic Center; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geograp

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2009 American Community Survey and Census Data on the Foreign Born by State

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The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data every year -- giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services. Information from the survey generates data that help determine how more than $400 billion in federal and state funds are distributed each year.

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UPAC-Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services Program

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UPAC Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (EMASS) Program is using a promotora model to reach out to unserved and underserved senior population (60 and older) from Latino, Filipino, African American and Somali (African Refugees) communities in the North, Central, and South Regions of San Diego County.  This Program is funded by the County of San Diego - Behavioral Health Service

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Ignatius Bau blogs from DiversityRx 2010

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For the first time, we asked conference attendees to submit blog postings about their experience. Our first correspondent was Ignatius Bau, who was also the first recipient of the DiversityRx 2010 National Champion for Health Equity and Quality award.

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DATA2010: The Healthy People 2010 Database

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DATA2010 is an interactive database system developed by staff of the Division of Health Promotion Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics, and contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010. Data are included for all the objectives and subgroups identified in the Healthy People 2010: Objectives for Improving Health.

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2008 American Community Survey and Census Data on the Foreign Born by State

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To facilitate analysis of immigrant population growth within the United States on a stat-by-state basis, the Migration Policy Institute developed this online interactive map.

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Who, When, and How: The Current State of Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language Data Collection in Hospitals

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Because the methods for collecting race, ethnicity and primary language data are disparate and, for the most part, incompatible across organizations and institutions in the health care sector the authors of this report conducted site visits to hospitals to provide a nationwide snapshot of current practices in race, ethnicity, and primary language data collection.

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Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement

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In response to the importance of the collection of data on race, ethnicity, and English-language proficiency, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) formed the Subcommittee on Standardized Collection of Race/Ethnicity Data for Healthcare Quality Improvement.  A lack of standardization of race, ethnicity, and language categories has been raised as one obstacle to achieving more widespread col

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Data Collection Survey Templates

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These two survey templates were developed by the Boston Public Health Commission to aid hospitals, health centers, and community organizations in collecting information by race, ethnicity, preferred language, and highest level of education from their patients. There are two toolkit templates.

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Cultures in the Clinic

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Cultures in the Clinic has expertise in cultural medicine, cultural epidemiology, culture as it affects the practice of clinical medicine, clinic operations.

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