Health Disparities and Access to Health

Published in: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 297, no. 10, Mar. 2007, p. 1118-1121

Posted on RAND.org on March 01, 2007

by Nicole Lurie, Tamara Dubowitz

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Racial and ethnic minorities--populations who are more likely to be poor, have lower educational levels, or both--are fundamentally at greater risk of ill health than their nonminority, nonpoor, better educated peers.

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