Health disparities may impact various disadvantaged groups in society, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, people with low income or education, homeless individuals; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons; people with disabilities, and those living in rural areas.
Project Intersect: Addressing Health Disparities at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability
Project Intersect focuses on people with disabilities who are also members of underserved racial or ethnic groups. Project Intersect is a Research Topics of Interest (RTOI) project funded by a cooperative agreement between the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Health and Health Care Disparities among Individuals with Disabilities
Health Disparities Project is examining health disparities within the population of working-age adults with disabilities. Types of disparities being studied include those related to race and ethnicity, disability type and severity, age, gender, socioeconomic status, and urban vs. rural location.The Health Disparities Project is a Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education.