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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Figure H.2. Core Access Measures for Which Members of Selected Group Experienced Better, Same, or Worse Access to Care Compared with Reference Group

Bar graph compares following groups:  Black vs. White (n=6): Same, 67%, Worse, 3%; Asian vs. White (n=6): Better, 17%, Same, 50%, Worse, 33%; AI/AN  vs. White (n=6): Same, 83%, Worse, 17%; Hispanic vs. Non-Hispanic White (n=6): Same, 17%, Worse, 83%; Poor vs. High Income (n=6): Worse, 100%.

Better = Population had better access to care than the reference group.
Same = Population and reference group had about the same access to care.
Worse = Population had worse access to care than reference group.

Key: AI/AN=American Indian or Alaska Native.

Note: "Asian" includes "Asian or Pacific Islander" when information is not collected separately for each group. Data presented are the most recent data available. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.

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