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Health Disparities

Resources for students researching health disparities


Depending on the search tool that you are using (catalog, database, web search), you may need to search for multiple terms.  Here are some terms to consider for both keword and subject searching (remember that some databases have specific subject terms to use).

  • Indians
  • Central American
  • Indians, North American
  • Indians, South American
  • Inuits
  • "American Native Continental Ancestry Group"

Combine the above terms with terms like these:

  • disparities
  • "health status"
  • "quality of health care"
  • "health services accessibility"
  • "health equity"

or with terms that are disease/condition-specific (like diabetes, gout, etc.)