Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Disparities in COVID-19 hospitalizations and mortality among black and Hispanic patients: cross-sectional analysis from the greater Houston metropolitan area

Pan, A.P., Khan, O., Meeks, J.R., Boom, M.L., Masud, F.N, Andrieni, J.D., Phillips, R.A., Tiruneh, Y.M., Kash, B.A., Vahidy, F.S.

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This article looks at eight hospital healthcare systems in the greater Houston area to analyze hospitalization and mortality odds for non-Hispanic Black vs. non-Hispanic White individuals and Hispanic vs. Non-Hispanic people.

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Advancing Racial Equity

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Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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