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Health and Health Care for Hispanics in the United States

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Figure 1: Hispanics account for a large and growing share of the population in the United States.

Figure 1: Hispanics account for a large and growing share of the population in the United States.

Figure 2: Hispanics make up a greater share of the population in the West.

Figure 2: Hispanics make up a greater share of the population in the West.

Figure 3: Most nonelderly Hispanics are in a family with a worker but they are more likely to be poor than Whites. They are also younger and more likely to be a non-citizen.

Figure 3: Most nonelderly Hispanics are in a family with a worker but they are more likely to be poor than Whites. They are also younger and more likely to be a non-citizen.

Figure 4: Hispanics face a range of health challenges.

Figure 4: Hispanics face a range of health challenges.

Figure 5: Hispanics are more than 3 times as likely to be diagnosed with HIV and have a more than 2 times higher teen birth rate than Whites.

Figure 5: Hispanics are more than 3 times as likely to be diagnosed with HIV and have a more than 2 times higher teen birth rate than Whites.

Figure 6: Among nonelderly adults, Hispanics face greater barriers to accessing care and receive less care than Whites.

Figure 6: Among nonelderly adults, Hispanics face greater barriers to accessing care and receive less care than Whites.

Figure 7: Hispanics also are more likely to face other challenges that affect health and access to care.

Figure 7: Hispanics also are more likely to face other challenges that affect health and access to care.

Figure 8: Continued enrollment efforts may help reduce disparities for Hispanics, but many remain ineligible for assistance.

Figure 8: Continued enrollment efforts may help reduce disparities for Hispanics, but many remain ineligible for assistance.

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