CHIS has developed a comprehensive multicultural health strategy to maximize inclusion of ethnic and racial minorities, to linguistically and culturally adapt the questionnaires, and to provide a multi-culturally competent interviewer training curriculum. CHIS has devoted considerable resources to achieve these objectives, drawing on the expertise of researchers and advocates from these constituencies. CHISís multicultural health emphasis is a critical component in efforts to measure and reduce disparities in health status and access to health care.
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Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: None
I have a significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.
Relationship: California Health Interview Survey I am a Co-PI of California Health Interview Survey
The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA