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The authors argue that the mental health of children represents one of the most important areas for investments that we can make as a society. They explain how and why we are currently failing to make the best investments in this area; outline opportunities to improve how we address children's mental health through policies, programs, and practices; and recommend how practitioners, child-serving organizations, policymakers, and other stakeholders can promote such investments.
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The authors argue that the mental health of children represents one of the most important areas for investments that we can make as a society. They explain how and why we are currently failing to make the best investments in this area; outline opportunities to improve how we address children's mental health through policies, programs, and practices; and recommend how practitioners, child-serving organizations, policymakers, and other stakeholders can promote such investments.
Journal Article
Researchers assess trends in food insecurity between 2005 and 2017 — a period including the Great Recession — by participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
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Researchers assess trends in food insecurity between 2005 and 2017 — a period including the Great Recession — by participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
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The relation between obesity and asthma in Asian American (AsA) ethnic groups remains unclear. Authors evaluate asthma prevalence and the relation of obesity to asthma risk among children in seven AsA ethnic groups. Authors evaluate asthma prevalence and the relation of obesity to asthma risk among children in 7 AsA ethnic groups. Researchers analyzed California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data from 2011 to 2020.
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The relation between obesity and asthma in Asian American (AsA) ethnic groups remains unclear. Authors evaluate asthma prevalence and the relation of obesity to asthma risk among children in seven AsA ethnic groups. Authors evaluate asthma prevalence and the relation of obesity to asthma risk among children in 7 AsA ethnic groups. Researchers analyzed California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data from 2011 to 2020.
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This special section of the American Journal of Public Health furthers the discourse on how we can build more equitable public health data and data systems. The approaches entail creating better data content, processes, and infrastructures. Public health data should include elements for identifying health inequities and tracking our progress toward greater health equity locally and nationally.
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This special section of the American Journal of Public Health furthers the discourse on how we can build more equitable public health data and data systems. The approaches entail creating better data content, processes, and infrastructures. Public health data should include elements for identifying health inequities and tracking our progress toward greater health equity locally and nationally.
External Publication
Based on 2022 CHIS data, the percentage of nonelderly Californians without health insurance dropped to 6.2% in 2022, a statistically significant decline from 2021 (7.4%). The rate of nonelderly people without coverage for a year or more also reached a historic low in 2022. significant decline. However, Latino/x Californians continue to be uninsured at rates triple that of their white counterparts. Black and Asian Californians are uninsured at twice the rate of white Californians. 
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Based on 2022 CHIS data, the percentage of nonelderly Californians without health insurance dropped to 6.2% in 2022, a statistically significant decline from 2021 (7.4%). The rate of nonelderly people without coverage for a year or more also reached a historic low in 2022. significant decline. However, Latino/x Californians continue to be uninsured at rates triple that of their white counterparts. Black and Asian Californians are uninsured at twice the rate of white Californians. 
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Using data gathered from first-person accounts, this study examines the needs of transgender, nonbinary, and intersex (TGI) adults who live, work, or receive services in the City of Los Angeles. In this quality-of-life assessment, most (94.6%) focus group participants were transgender and 16.4% of participants identified as intersex. Nearly all participants were people of color, almost two-thirds were Latinx/Hispanic, and half were not born a U.S. citizen. This study uses 2015–2021 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data.
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Using data gathered from first-person accounts, this study examines the needs of transgender, nonbinary, and intersex (TGI) adults who live, work, or receive services in the City of Los Angeles. In this quality-of-life assessment, most (94.6%) focus group participants were transgender and 16.4% of participants identified as intersex. Nearly all participants were people of color, almost two-thirds were Latinx/Hispanic, and half were not born a U.S. citizen. This study uses 2015–2021 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data.
External Publication
While mental health needs are on the rise for all Californians, low-income adults continue to experience distress at higher rates than middle and high-income adults. This study uses data from the 2021 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
External Publication
While mental health needs are on the rise for all Californians, low-income adults continue to experience distress at higher rates than middle and high-income adults. This study uses data from the 2021 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
Journal Article
Researchers investigated the long-term impacts of traffic-related and multiple sources of particulate air pollution on Parkinson's Disease in central California. They assessed exposure at residential and occupational locations from 1981 to 2016, estimating annual average carbon monoxide (CO) concentrations.
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Researchers investigated the long-term impacts of traffic-related and multiple sources of particulate air pollution on Parkinson's Disease in central California. They assessed exposure at residential and occupational locations from 1981 to 2016, estimating annual average carbon monoxide (CO) concentrations.
External Publication
Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE) created the Climate and Health Outlook, a publication series to inform health professionals and the public on how our health may be affected in the coming months by climate events and to provide resources for proactive action.
External Publication
Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE) created the Climate and Health Outlook, a publication series to inform health professionals and the public on how our health may be affected in the coming months by climate events and to provide resources for proactive action.
Journal Article
Authors describe awareness about the modified “public charge” rule among Oregon’s Mexican-origin Latino/a population and if concerns about the rule influenced disenrollment from state-funded programs.
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Authors describe awareness about the modified “public charge” rule among Oregon’s Mexican-origin Latino/a population and if concerns about the rule influenced disenrollment from state-funded programs.