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REALD is a type of demographic information, like age, marital status, employment and more. REALD stands for the types of information it includes:
In 2020, the Oregon legislature passed a law that requires health care providers to:
This requirement helps the state understand which communities are most impacted by COVID-19, so they can get more funding and services. For example, if we learn that one group of people has more COVID-19 cases than other groups, we can make sure that group gets more testing and resources like masks.
Learn about REALD and COVID-19
Visit REALD for Providers
Taken from the Implementation Guide:
Data Systems Checklist for Designing Paper-base Data Collection Tools (Table 8 in Guide)
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"What is Race, Ethnicity and Language, Disability (REALD)?" - Oregon Coronavirus Update (March 22, 2021)
Read recent studies that have used REALD data to inform health strategies for people with disabilities.
Read the Guide
Service-based settings (such as health care, contact tracing, social services):
Non-service-based settings (such as surveys):
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