Equal Access to Healthcare in the U.S. Decreases Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Death Rates

Equal Access to Healthcare in the U.S. Decreases Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Death Rates “Access to health care in the United States hinges on a number of factors, including employment status, geographic location and financial resources. Disparities in access to health care can lead to disparities in health; these disparities often fall along racial and ethnic lines. New research shows that when […]

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Maternal Mortality Rate for Black Women 2.5 Times Higher at 48.2 Deaths per 100,000 Live Births vs 19.1 Deaths per 100,000 For White Women

Maternal Mortality Rate for Black Women 2.5 Times Higher at 48.2 Deaths per 100,000 Live Births vs 19.1 Deaths per 100,000 For White Women in U.S. “Abstract Racial disparities in maternal mortality by state, 2013-2017 Elise Parks, MPH, Sarah Milder, MPH and Kristin Shaw, MPH, Arundel Metrics, Incorporated, Saint Paul, MN APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo […]

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Disparity between Black and White Infant Deaths– 11.4 vs 4.9 per 1000– is Greater Today Than it Was in 1850

Disparity between Black and White Infant Deaths– 11.4 vs 4.9 per 1000– is Greater Today Than it Was in 1850 “CONTEMPORARY MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY These questions acquire pressing urgency in the face of the continuing disparities in the health and survival of Black mothers and children today. Distressingly, although infant death rates overall have […]

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