Follow the Data: How Race & Ethnicity Travel through the System

Teaser image of PhRMA infographic "Follow the Data" concerning disparities in health data collection across racial and ethnic communities

Race is a social construct and racial health disparities stem from structural racism, not from inherent biological differences. Comprehensive health, socioeconomic, and other contextual data disaggregated by race and ethnicity are critical to addressing disparities.

This graphic focuses on race and ethnicity data and the numerous barriers in today's healthcare system that result in missed opportunities to understand the full scope of the health disparities in racially and ethnically diverse communities, zeroing in on one disease state: COVID-19.

Teaser image of PhRMA infographic "Follow the Data" concerning disparities in health data collection across racial and ethnic communities