One of the challenges of addressing homeless families is that there have been many definitions of what “homeless” means over the years. The National Center on Family Homelessness reports that families make up 37% of the homeless population.
All articles posted under Social Determinants of Health/Disparities
For years, clinicians, researchers, and community members have been describing the disparities in perinatal and obstetric outcomes, particularly within race and ethnicity. In 2020 NPIC set forth an initiative to bring to life, a Race & Ethnicity Dashboard.
With many rural hospitals closing their doors over the past twenty years for a variety of reasons, pregnant people living in these rural areas at risk for poorer outcomes.
Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) such as transportation, housing and education have an impact on the health of individuals and communities. Z Codes used to distinguish SDOH can improve the accuracy of treatment and contact with healthcare.