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Index of Disparity by Pearcy and Keppel
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Measure Name: Index of Disparity by Pearcy and Keppel
Measure Type: Single Item
Construct: Health disparity/inequality
Primary Content Area: Methods
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Brief Description: "Index of Disparity (ID) is a modified coefficient of variation can be used to measure disparity across populations defined on the basis of race/ethnicity, income, education, and gender.

ID provides a simple summary of disparities across groups within a population and can be used across health indicators regardless of magnitude, over time to monitor trends, and across populations." (p. 273)
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Target Population: public health researchers
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(Last Updated: 7/6/2012 12:08:43 PM by Peyton Purcell)

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