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VIReC Database and Methods Seminar

Assessing Race and Ethnicity in VA Data

by Maria Mor, PhD
Seminar date: 6/1/2020

Description: Accurate race and ethnicity data are essential to disparities research and research on clinical factors associated with race and ethnicity. This presentation provides an overview on locating race and ethnicity data and assesses the quality of race and ethnicity data in VA and in Medicare. Objectives: • Locating race and ethnicity in VA data • Locating race and ethnicity in Medicare data • Assessing the quality of VA race/ethnicity data • Sample data and programs

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