Read the article, Of disparities and diversity: Where are we? by Gloria Sarto, M.D., PhD.Explain how this article has contributed to your understanding of health disparities experienced by women.

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Health Disparity

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.

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