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Structural Racism and Health Disparities

Reconfiguring the Social Determinants of Health Framework to Include the Root Cause

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2021

Abstract

The government recognizes that social factors cause racial inequalities in access to resources and opportunities that result in racial health disparities. However, this recognition fails to acknowledge the root cause of these racial inequalities: structural racism. As a result, racial health disparities persist.

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