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Health Disparities & Health Equity

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Suggested search terms for all databases:

  • health disparit* 
  • health status disparit*
  • health care disparit*
  • healthcare disparit*
  • health inequit*
  • health equit*
  • health inequal*
  • health equal*
  • cultural competenc*
  • social determinant* of health (or SDOH)

Note: Using an asterisk (*) will truncate the word to pick up variations of the word ending (example: 'health disparit*' will pick up 'health disparity' as well as 'health disparities'). Using quotation marks around terms will search terms exactly as a phrase ("health disparities").

 

Medline with Full Text / PubMed Subject Headings (MeSH):

  • Health Inequities
  • Health Equity
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Cultural Competency
  • Social Determinants of Health

 

CINAHL Subject Headings:

  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Health Inequities
  • Cultural Competence
  • Social Determinants of Health

 

PsycInfo - APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms:

  • Health Disparities
  • Mental Health Disparities
  • Cultural Competence