Assignment 3: Dropbox Assignment
Read the article, Of disparities and diversity: Where are we? by Gloria Sarto, M.D., PhD.
In a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document, provide your answers for the questions given below:
- Provide a brief summary of the article.
- Explain how this article has contributed to your understanding of health disparities experienced by women.
- Discuss why it is important to identify disparities between and within different racial and ethnic groups of women.
- Explain why African American women have a higher mortality rate from breast cancer although their Caucasian female counterparts have a higher incidence rate. Cite at least two additional articles to support your explanation.
- Identify the strategies that are in place to decrease the health disparities of all women.
Support your responses with examples.