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Health Disparity Priority Areas Indicator Report Index


Category Overview

  • Health disparities are defined as significant differences between one population and another.
  • Reducing health disparity among New Jerseyans is an overarching goal of the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH).
  • The mission of the NJDOH Office of Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH) is to promote health equity for all and reduce health disparities. Read more.
  • New Jersey P.L.2004, c.137 established the "Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative" in OMMH and set forth the following priority areas for OMMH to develop and implement a comprehensive, coordinated plan to reduce health disparities between White and racial and ethnic minority populations in the State.

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All Health Disparity Priority Areas Indicator Reports

Other reports by race/ethnicity:

How To Use the Index

The index above is organized by topic. Click on a topic area to see its sub-items and select an indicator profile.
  • To expand the selection menu and show its contents, click the "+" icon or the link/text to its right.
  • To collapse the selection menu and hide its contents, click the "-" icon or the link/text to its right.
  • To view an indicator, click the indicator link.

The same reports are organized alphabetically and can be sorted by publication date in the Alphabetical Indicator Report Index page.

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Content updated: Tue, 4 Sep 2018 05:00:56 EDT