Health Disparities Data
  • What Are Cancer Disparities? - National Cancer Institute (NCI)
    This infographic provides information on what cancer disparities are, the risk factors associated with disparities and how to address cancer disparities.

  • Health Disparities in Cancer - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC) monitors trends in cancer incidence and mortality and identifies which populations are disproportionately affected by the disease.

  • CDC Health Disparities & Inequalities Report
    The report highlights health disparities by sex, race, and ethnicity, income, education, disability status, and other social characteristics in the United States. It provides analysis of recent trends in health disparities for selected social and health indicators.

  • Minority Health Surveys
    Michigan Arab Behavioral Risk Factor Survey 2013, Health Status of Black, non-Hispanic Adults in Michigan, Michigan Asian/Pacific Islander Behavioral Risk Factor Survey 2012 and Michigan Hispanic Behavioral Risk Factor Survey 2012

  • Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) – National Cancer Institute
    The CRCHD Web site helps the Center in its mission to advance the science of cancer health disparities through basic, applied, and clinical research; train the next generation of cancer and cancer disparities researchers from underrepresented populations; and develop and disseminate culturally appropriate education and outreach.

Race and Ethnicity:

  • Cancer Facts and Statistics – American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society maintains 8 regularly updated Cancer Facts & Figures titles.  Earlier editions are also available for historical purposes.  Two titles report on race and ethnicity topics:  Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans and Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics/Latinos. 


Socio-economic Status and Insurance Status: