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Health Disparities

The purpose of this guide is to assist students and faculty in conducting research on the topic of health disparities and health equity issues.

Location-Based Information on Health Disparities


At the International Level

Several international organizations provide data to compare health status and disparities present in different parts of the world. Consider the following.


At the National Level

Comparative data is available for looking at different states or geographic regions of the USA. See below for a list of resources.


At the State Level

The following are resources for your consideration noting Pennsylvania-specific health disparities data and information.


At the County Level

When looking specifically at Allegheny County, resources are available on the county website as well as other locations listed here.