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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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. Report

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Health Insurance and Health Care

Racial and ethnic groups in the United States continue to experience major differences in health status compared to the majority white population. Although many factors affect health status, the lack of health insurance and other barriers to obtaining health services markedly diminish minorities’ use of both preventive services and medical…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California’s Undocumented Latino Immigrants:  A Report on Access to Health Care Services

California’s Undocumented Latino Immigrants: A Report on Access to Health Care Services This report provides the results of a survey of undocumented Latino immigrants in two California counties (Fresno and Los Angeles), including their access to health care services, insurance status, health status, and economic circumstances. Report

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National Survey of Latinos: The Latino Electorate – Fact Sheet

National Survey of Latinos: The Latino ElectorateThe Hispanic electorate is emerging as a distinct presence on the political landscape, demonstrating broad but shallow party loyalty and a mixture of ideological beliefs and policy positions that defies easy categorization, according to a new national survey, National Survey of Latinos: The Latino…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Encuesta Nacional de Kaiser Family Foundation sobre los Latinos y el VIH/SIDA

En encuestas anteriores, la atencion se ha concentrando en captar las impresiones de la poblacion general, incluyendo sus opiniones sobre la epidemia; su preocupacion personal en cuanto a infectarse con el VIH; sus conocimientos sobre la transmision, curso y tratamiento del VIH y el SIDA; sus experiencias con la prueba…

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African Americans  Views of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic at 20 Years:  Findings from a National Survey

This report, African Americans Views of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic at 20 Years: Findings from a National Survey, examines African Americans views and knowledge of HIV/AIDS, including analysis by race/ethnicity, of trends over time, and among African American subgroups. The report is based a nationally representative survey of 2,683 adults, ages…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Key Facts: Latinos and HIV/AIDS

provides comprehensive data on the impact of HIV/AIDS epidemic on Latinos in the United States. Based on the most recent data and research on the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among Latinos, the report includes an overview and epidemic profile, as well as data on major trends, access to and use of…

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Racial Ethnic Difference in Cardiac Care:  The Weight of the Evidence

Racial Ethnic Difference in Cardiac Care: The Weight of the EvidenceNumerous studies over the past two decades have documented racial and ethnic differences in care for heart conditions. To assess the quality of the evidence and to summarize the information for a physician audience, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health News Index – March/April 2002

The March/April edition of the Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health Health News Index includes questions about major health stories covered in the news, including the recent coverage of mammogram efficacy, the Institute of Medicine report on racial disparities in the health care system, and prescription drug discount cards.…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Cardiac Care: The Weight of the Evidence

Summary ReportNumerous studies over the past two decades have documented racial and ethnic differences in care for heart conditions. To assess the quality of the evidence and to summarize the information for a physician audience, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation collaborated with the American College of Cardiology Foundation to…

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