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Frontiers in measuring structural racism and its health effects.

Brown TH, Homan PA. Frontiers in measuring structural racism and its health effects. Health Serv Res. 2022;57(3):443-447. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13978

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September 21, 2022
Brown TH, Homan PA. Health Serv Res. 2022;57(3):443-447.

Structural racism, from race-adjusted algorithms to biased machine learning, contributes to and exacerbates health inequities. This commentary calls for developing valid measures of structural racism and a publicly available data infrastructure for researchers. A related study examined the relationship between structural racism and birth outcomes between Black and white patients in Minnesota.

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Brown TH, Homan PA. Frontiers in measuring structural racism and its health effects. Health Serv Res. 2022;57(3):443-447. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13978