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About the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions

Why Place Matter III

The Role of Income Segregation, Language Segregation and Rurality on Health Care Outcomes

Collaborators:

  • Kitty Chan, PhD
  • Lorraine Dean, PhD
  • John Jackson, PhD
  • Roland Thorpe, PhD
  • Darrell Gaskin, PhD

Objective:

Specific Aims

  1. To examine associations of rurality with provider supply and quality and minority health service access and utilization

  2. To examine associations of area income segregation with provider supply and quality and minority health service access and utilization

  3. To examine the association of segregated language and LEP neighborhoods with the availability of linguistically competent providers and minority health care utilization

  4. To examine how the intersections of area-level characteristics and person-level characteristics are associated with health care access and utilization by Blacks

Funded by the NIMHD