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Impact of Quality Improvement Efforts on Race and Sex Disparities in Hemodialysis. Sehgal AR. JAMA. 2003;289:996-1000.

Widening of Socioeconomic Inequalities in U.S. Death Rates,
Jemal et al. PLoS ONE 3(5): e2181. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002181

The Reversal of Fortunes: Trends in County
Mortality and Cross-County Mortality Disparities
in the United States.
Ezzati et al. PLoS Medicine Vol. 5, No. 4, e66 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0050066.

Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities across Races, Counties, and Race-Counties in the United States. Murray et al. PLoS Medicine Vol. 3, No. 9, e260 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030260.

Assessment of the health of Americans: the average health-related quality of life and its inequality across individuals and groups. Asada Y. Population Health Metrics 2005, 3:7 doi:10.1186/1478-7954-3-7.

Improving health care quality for racial/ethnic minorities: a systematic review of the best evidence regarding provider and organization interventions. Beach et al. BMC Public Health 2006, 6:104 doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-104.

Child health inequities in developing countries: differences across urban and rural areas. Fotso. International Journal for Equity in Health 2006, 5:9 doi:10.1186/1475-9276-5-9.

Determinants of racial/ethnic differences in blood pressure management among hypertensive patients. Hicks LS. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2005, 5:16 doi:10.1186/1471-2261-5-16.

Incorporating concepts of inequality and inequity into health benefits analysis. Levy. International Journal for Equity in Health 2006, 5:2 doi:10.1186/1475-9276-5-2.

Inequalities in health: a comparative study between ethnic Norwegians and Pakistanis in Oslo, Norway. Syed HR. International Journal for Equity in Health 2006, 5:7.

Historical Perspective: The social determinants of disease – some roots of the movement. Syme SL. Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations 2005, 2:2.

Racial and ethnic disparities in the control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Southwest American veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study. Wendel et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006, 6:58.

Measuring inequality: tools and an illustration. Williams RF. International Journal for Equity in Health 2006, 5:5.

Disparities in preventive procedures: comparisons of self-report and Medicare claims data. Fiscella et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006, 6:122.