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Disparities research: Not all studies are equal

      Highlights

      • What is currently known about this topic?.
      • There has been significant growth in the literature highlighting inequities in access to, and outcomes of, surgical care in the United States.
      • What new information is contained in this article?.
      • We provide a set of guidelines and roadmap to help navigate this growing body of work.

      Abbreviations:

      APSA (American Pediatric Surgical Association), DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics)
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