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.

Racial disparities in knowledge, attitudes and practices related to COVID-19 in the USA

Alobuia, W.M., Dalva-Baird, N.P., Forrester, J.D., Bendavid, E., Bhattacharya, J., Kebebew, E.

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This article analyzed data from the March 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation “Coronavirus Poll” to determine levels of knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions (KAPs) across different groups. The results found that race, sex, education, income, health insurance status, and political views are all associated with KAPs. Racial inequalities exist in the access to and use of existing digital platforms for knowledge dispersal, and alternative information transmission should be used to reach specific marginalized groups.

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Reduction of Health Disparities

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