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Synonyms for disparity

Synonyms for disparity

the condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree

Words related to disparity

inequality or difference in some respect

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Before the Supreme Court decision, high courts ruled the disparity as unconstitutional in four of the nine cases, as in a state of unconstitutionality in three and as constitutional in two.
The top health disparity for Asians was new cases of tuberculosis, for American Indians and Alaska Natives it was fetal alcohol syndrome and for whites it was smoking among pregnant women.
Although Flack suspects that environmental differences and lower birth weights in black babies may contribute to the disparity in health problems among this population compared to whites, he cautions against assigning too much importance to the role of genetics.
Population does not account for the disparity either.
These relative shares can be used to calculate disparity indexes and show roughly the size of the shortfall in black participation.
Some examples of these initiatives include developing and disseminating clinic-based tools that streamline and increase adherence to clinical guidelines for underserved populations; development of a disparity advisory board that assists in identifying solutions to barriers to equality of care; participating in and sponsoring education and health screening events; and leading a pilot program in partnership with 10 hospitals across the country to measure the impact enforcing guideline protocols along with providing physician and patient education has on improving the quality of care for underserved populations.
This conference was jointly organized by the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research of the Cambridge Health Alliance through a Disparity Center funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and by the Health Disparities Research Program of Harvard Catalyst.
Study on Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality Presented at Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum
Request for Proposals: Pre-disparity and disparity study consulting services
22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005--2012, which examines patterns of federal sentencing disparity among white and black offenders, by sentence received, and looks at judicial variation in sentencing since Booker v.
For instance, Black women are nearly four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than White women--and this disparity has not improved in 50 years.
Ethnic disparity appears to be viewed as a good thing.
Although the body of law that resulted is complex and difficult for law enforcement managers to apply, certain factors have emerged as keys to assessing the legality of employment practices that create disparity.
12) He describes how most changes have evolved in a uniform direction that has sustained and fortified major structural disparities inclusive of race, gender and urban/rural distribution of medical practitioners; the black/white bed/population ratios; and marked disparity between expenditures on preventive and curative services and in per capita expenditures on different populations.