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Eliminating Health Disparities: Measurement and Data Needs
ing social variables such as race, ethnicity, SEP, language use, and acculturation and the extent to which these contribute separately and interactively to differences in health and health care is key to that understanding. In the next chapter, we discuss the measurement of these concepts of race, ethnicity, SEP, and language use and acculturation.