The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) is one of the nation's leading health policy research centers and the premier source of health policy information for California.
A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and AAPI Data examines the mental health experiences of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in California, using California Health Interview Survey data paired with contextual and historical analyses and recommendations from community leaders.
UCLA CHPR has launched the Data Equity Center to help ensure that historically marginalized populations and their needs are more accurately represented in the vast pools of information government, business, and philanthropy are using to make crucial decisions. The Data Equity Center will provide no-cost technical assistance, expertise, and resources to organizations across the country to improve data equity.
When it comes to encouraging women in California to breastfeed, health care providers, insurance companies and employers need to be doing more. The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research offers policy recommendations to reduce barriers in three key areas: workplace accommodations, family leave policies, and access to lactation services.
The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, MolinaCares, and the California Health Care Foundation are proud to announce the 15 Health Equity Challenge finalists, who will turn their ideas to solve a health inequity into a full project proposal that a community organization can implement.
Anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies are widely known to have harmful impacts on mental health, but a new UCLA CHPR policy brief revealed large disparities in rates of serious psychological distress across immigrant subgroups in California. Using CHIS data, researchers found that rates of serious psychological distress among immigrants living in the U.S. fewer than five years increased 140%: from 5% between 2015–2017 to 12% between 2019–2021.
From new research and data on housing instability, hate incidents, and gun violence, to the many ways our California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data is used by researchers, policymakers, and media, this annual report highlights some of the exciting work that came out in 2023 and recognizes the people who made it happen.
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