Understanding Disparities in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Research Approaches and Datasets. 8.2.1 Definitional/conceptual work


Our key informants and technical advisory group members mentioned the importance of developing a multi-level, multi-sectorial model of MCC and MCC disparities that incorporates the roles of biological, behavioral, health care, socio-economic, community and environmental factors. This model could then serve as a framework for analyses focused on the MCC population.

Developing such a model may facilitate consensus-building on a definition of disparities to be used for MCC disparities research.

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