Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Developing a Database of Structural Racism-Related State Laws for Health Equity Research and Practice in the United States

Agénor, M., Perkins, C., Stamoulis, C., Hall, R.D., Samnaliev, M., Berland, S., Austin, S.B.

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Peer Review Study

Policy Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study discusses how a team of public health researchers and legal scholars with expertise in racial equity used systematic policy surveillance methods to develop a comprehensive database of state laws that are explicitly or implicitly related to structural racism, with the goal of evaluating their effects on health outcomes among marginalized racial and ethnic groups.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

American Indian, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Geographic Area of Implementation

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