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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 NJDOH Office of Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH) is committed to helping people in these diverse communities live longer, healthier lives and to leading the effort to reduce - and eventually eliminate - health disparities in New Jersey. 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

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.

Additionally, all or nearly all of the reports in the following topic areas present data by race/ethnicity:

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Content updated: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 05:01:06 EST