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Public Health Resources: Striving For Equality Among Vulnerable Communities

December 6, 2023


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5-15 mins
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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, people of color are about twice as likely to die from COVID-19 as white people. To address this issue, policymakers are looking to measures of socioeconomic deprivation to inform them on how to equitably allocate public health resources. A new study out of U-M compared two of the most commonly used measures on their effectiveness. Read the key takeaways from the study in this article from the Institute for Social Research.

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