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Vaccination Disparities, Struggles with Discrimination and Mental Health Found

Over 1,500 people participated in the study, which presents disaggregated data for ethnic groups, evaluates vaccination confidence and outcomes, and draws attention to unfolding epidemics of anti-Asian hate and decreased mental health.

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 Op-ed: President Biden: Accelerate Our COVID Recovery by Democratizing Our Data

Democratize our data.

The challenge of accurately diagnosing which areas require the most relief and vaccine focus is twofold: First, we must address the underreporting of certain racial groups when collecting data. Second, we must standardize our data collection effort across government agencies, including how we categorize demographic data. Incompleteness and lagging uniformity exacerbate a vicious cycle that directs resources inaccurately, driving up resource needs in certain communities, and foments distrust. We have an opportunity now to stop the cycle.

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Nationwide Survey of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders on COVID-19 Shows Disparities on Vaccinations and Struggles with Discrimination and Mental Health

WASHINGTON – Today, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) with the COVID Collaborative and Hart Research, released the results of a nationwide COVID-19 survey that focused specifically on the diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. Over 1,500 people participated in the study, which presents disaggregated data for ethnic…

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Nationwide Survey of AANHPI on COVID-19

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The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) with the COVID Collaborative and Hart Research, released the results of a nationwide COVID-19 survey that focused specifically on the diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities. Over 1,500 people participated in the study, which presents disaggregated data for ethnic groups, evaluates vaccination…

Advocating For Data Disaggregation by Race and Ethnicity

Sometimes, being seen becomes a matter of life and death. It can determine whether we are able to live a life of well-being and enjoy access to health, educational, and economic opportunities.  Being visible is especially important in decisions that guide federal, state, and local policies, funding, and institutional practices and programs. Fully understanding challenges…