A Synthesis of the Literature: Racial & Ethnic Differences in Access to Medical Care
This document summarizes a literature review on the subject from 1985-1999. Research topics addressed in the report include racial disparities in heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and maternal and child health. Sentinel articles are identified and tabled in an appendix.
also of interest
- The Role of Language in Health Care Access and Utilization for Insured Hispanic Adults
- Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity
- Estimates of Eligibility for ACA Coverage among the Uninsured by Race and Ethnicity
- The Impact of the Coverage Gap for Adults in States not Expanding Medicaid by Race and Ethnicity