OMHHE's e-newsletter to promote awareness of minority health and health equity issues, support the achievement of our goals to eliminate health disparities, and foster ongoing communication and collaboration.
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CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity is excited to share with you the recently published MMWR Supplement Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities — Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2016.
Non-Hispanic blacks had the highest prevalence of self-reported obesity (38.1 percent), followed by
Hispanics (31.3 percent), and non-Hispanic whites (27.1 percent).
New Spanish-language education materials to help organizations that serve Spanish-speaking immigrant workers raise awareness about occupational safety and health and motivate workers.
Moonesinghe R, Beckles GLA. (2015) Measuring health disparities: a comparison of absolute and relative disparities.