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Here’s why Hawaii is a model for identifying pandemic racial disparities

Honolulu Civil Beat, Sept. 23, 2021

September 23, 2021

Here’s why Hawaii is a model for identifying pandemic racial disparities

Brittany Morey, an assistant public health professor at the University of California at Irvine, …. said one of her fellow members of the data lab helped persuade the health department in Riverside, California to disaggregate Pacific Islanders in its Covid data. … “Disaggregated data is powerful at the local and the state level in order to garner resources for those who need it the most,” said Morey, who co-authored a paper this month on data reporting gaps among Pacific communities.