According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, health disparities are "differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities" related to proper healthcare of individuals. Understanding how to research health disparities is vital to developing proper knowledge when it comes to the care of individuals who face health disparities and vulnerability.
Searching for Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities can prove difficult for a searcher of any level. The videos below outline strategy for searching the literature, and below the videos are some recommended terms that can be used to kickstart your literature review. This is by no means comprehensive and should not be used to conduct a systematic or scoping review! In each box are terms that can be used in an "OR" string in PubMed. All terms can be adapted to other databases as well.