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  • DELAWARE FOCUS: HEALTH INEQUITIES AND RACISM IN THE FIRST STATE

    ​Health is often defined as a state of physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease.   Social circumstances and our living and working conditions -- referred to as social determinants of health (SDH) -- are the most important drivers of health.  For more information...

  • DELAWARE FOCUS: TRACKING RACIAL & ETHNIC DATA TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR KIDS

    ​Delaware data indicate that our children do not all have access to the same opportunities. Disparities exist in well-being outcomes along racial and ethnic lines in nearly every indicator of child well-being tracked. Effective change must start with accurate, reliable, unbiased data. The KIDS COUNT Data Center provides access to hundreds of indicators of child well-being for state and national geographies, including data disaggregated by race/ethnicity. For more information…

  • NOW & THEN: A 25-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE ON THE WELL-BEING OF DELAWARE'S CHILDREN

    ​The 25th edition of KIDS COUNT in Delaware Fact Book examines how Delaware’s child population has changed over the course of two and a half decades. We as a state have failed to eliminate the persistent racial and ethnic inequities that are shown in the measures of child well-being. These barriers persist even with the broad progress of the past twenty-five years. For more information…

  • STRUCTURAL RACISM AS A FUNDAMENTAL CAUSE OF HEALTH INEQUITIES

    ​This policy brief describes the role of racism in creating and perpetuating inequities in health among Black communities in the United States.  It defines structural racism with a social determinants of health framework and highlights ways in which residential segregation is connected with poor living, working, and social conditions that threaten good health.  For more information...

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