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Slide 5: Disparities in Access
Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report
Disparities in Access
- For American Indians and Alaska Natives, the gap decreased in 75% of core access measures that could be tracked over time.
- For Blacks and Asians, the gap stayed the same or increased in 60% of core access measures.
- For Hispanics, disparities stayed the same or increased in 80% of core access measures.
- For poor people, disparities stayed the same or increased in 57% of core access measures.
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Internet Citation: Slide 5: Disparities in Access: Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report .
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