Minority Health

AHRQ's fact sheets about minority health

AHRQ-Funded Research on Health Care for Asian Americans/Pacific Islands

This fact sheet summarizes ongoing and completed research projects focused on health care for Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Minority Health: Recent Findings

This program brief summarizes recent findings (2008-2012) from published articles and other reports sponsored by AHRQ that focus on minority health and disparities reduction.

AHRQ Activities Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Health Care Disparities

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an approach to health and environmental research meant to increase the value of studies for both researchers and the communities participating in a study. The CBPR approach is particularly attractive for academics and public health professionals struggling to address the persistent problems of health care disparities in priority populations (including racial and ethnic minorities; low-income, rural, and inner-city populations; women; and children).

AHRQ Activities to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

Program Brief describes AHRQ efforts to address the disparities in racial and ethnic minorities as reflected in the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report.

AHRQ Research and Other Activities Relevant to American Indians and Alaska Natives

This program brief summarizes ongoing and recently completed research sponsored by AHRQ to improve health outcomes in indigenous U.S. populations.