Category Archives: Data

Office of Management and Budget: Request for Additional Comments on Changes to Standards for Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

The Office of Management and Budget has published a second request for comments about potential changes to the 1997 standards for maintaining, collecting, and presenting federal data on race and ethnicity. Similar to its first request of comments published in September … Continue reading

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Office of Management and Budget: Request for Comments on Federal Standards for Race and Ethnicity

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking public comments on several long-awaited changes to the 1997 federal standards for collecting and reporting race and ethnicity: 1) to allow a combined Hispanic/Latino “ethnicity” question with the “race” question so … Continue reading

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Data from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

This data brief from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health reports data from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS).  The Medicare HOS provides longitudinal self-assessed health status data … Continue reading

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Information for Health Disparities Researchers

This fact sheet from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the disaggregated race and ethnicity data collected available from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS).  The HOS provides longitudinal self-assessed health status data from over 300,000 Medicare managed care … Continue reading

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National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians: Impact of Affordable Care Act on Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Pakistani, and Vietnamese Americans

This report from the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP) analyzes 2013 American Community Survey data on select social determinants (health insurance coverage, language, nativity, education, economic status) that impact on the participation and enrollment in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) … Continue reading

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Asian American Center for Advancing Justice: A Community of Contrasts – Asian Americans in the United States, 2011

The research brief from the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice uses 2010 Census, American Community Survey, and other data to describe the diverse Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities in the United States.  Among the data included … Continue reading

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Pew Research Center: The Rise of Asian Americans

This report from the Pew Research Center summarizes findings from a national phone survey of 3,511 Asian Americans conducted from January-March 2012, in English and seven Asian languages.  The sample was designed to enable findings to be reported about each of … Continue reading

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Census 2010: The Asian Population in the U.S.

The Census Bureau has published this brief on the Asian population in the United States.  The brief highlights that while the total U.S. population grew by 9.7 percent, from 281.4 million in 2000 to 308.7 million in 2010, the Asian alone-or-in-combination population … Continue reading

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AAPI Nexus Journal: New Research, Data, and Policies for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

The AAPI Nexus journal, published by the University of California Los Angeles Asian American Studies Center, has released its latest issue, “Forging the Future: The Role of New Research, Data, and Policies for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.”  … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Plan for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health

This  plan contains the measurable objectives that the Department of Health and Human Services will pursue to raise the visibility of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) health issues, health care, and human services disparities. This plan is … Continue reading

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