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.

Reporting and Availability of COVID-19 Demographic Data by U.S. Health Departments (April to October 2020): Observational Study

Ossom-Williamson, P., Williams, I. M., Kim, K., Kindratt, T. B.

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Peer Review Study

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Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

The authors evaluated how COVID-19 demographic data was collected by health departments in all 50 states and Washington D.C. before and after the Equitable Data Collection and Disclosure on COVID-19 Act was passed.

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Improve Data Infrastructure

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