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Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

"Health disparities are differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of diseases and other adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups in the United States." - National Institute of Health

 

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Contributors to Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

  • Cultural Influences
  • Lifestyle Behaviors
  • Sexual Behaviors
  • Poverty
  • Transportation
  • Obesity/Overweight
  • Diet
  • Lack of Exercise
  • Stress
  • Mental Health Issues
  • No Insurance or Inadequate Insurance
  • Healthcare Access
  • Environmental Factors
  • Systemic Barriers
  • Racism

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

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HOW ARE WE DOING?

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

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via email.


704-336-4700

Key Initiatives

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