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
- Health Care Access and Coverage for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community in the United States: Opportunities and Challenges in a New Era
- Health Coverage for the Hispanic Population Today and Under the Affordable Care Act
- Disparities in Health and Health Care: Five Key Questions and Answers
- Putting Men’s Health Care Disparities On The Map: Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities at the State Level