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Thursday, June 16, 2016
25% of Hispanic Adults Didn't Get Needed Care Due to Cost
Kaiser Family Foundation recently released an analysis of racial disparities
in American healthcare. Here are some key findings from the report:
·14% of white adults
didn't get care due to cost, compared to 1 in 4 Hispanic adults and 1 in 5
·7 in 10 Hispanic
adults had a healthcare visit in the past 12 months, vs 84% of white adults.
·9% of white adults
report poor health, compared to 17% of American Indian/Alaska native adults.
among Asian adults is 9%, vs. 39% of black adults.
·9% of Asian adults
smoke, compared to 32% of American Indian/Alaska Native adults.
·1 in 10 white children
has asthma, compared to 17% of black children.