slides21 - Facts Policies Empirical Findings Racial...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Facts Policies Empirical Findings Racial Disparities Angela Fertig Spring 2010 Angela Fertig Racial Disparities
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Facts Policies Empirical Findings Facts about Racial Disparities in Health I infant mortality rate: I white: 5.7 deaths per 1,000 live births I Af. Am: 13.6 deaths per 1,000 live births I Hispanic: 5.6 deaths per 1,000 live births I diabetes-related mortality rate: I white: 23.0 deaths per 100,000 population I Af. Am: 49.2 deaths per 100,000 population I Hispanic: 21.5 deaths per 100,000 population I annual AIDS case rate: I white: 7.2 cases per 100,000 population I Af. Am: 68.6 cases per 100,000 population I Hispanic: 23.3 cases per 100,000 population Angela Fertig Racial Disparities
Background image of page 2
Facts Policies Empirical Findings SOURCE: National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005, available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr05/index.html. Diabetes CVD CVD Accidents Cancer Heart Disease Hispanic Diabetes Diabetes Accidents Diabetes Accidents Accidents Chronic Lung Disease Accidents CVD CVD CVD Cancer Heart Disease Cancer Cancer Heart Disease Cancer Heart Disease Heart Disease American Indian/ Alaska Native Asian and Pacific Islander African American, Non-Hispanic White, Non-Hispanic Rank HIV Homicide Homicide Cancer Cancer Accidents Cancer Suicide Suicide Suicide Accidents Liver Disease Liver Disease Liver Disease Accidents Heart Disease Heart Disease Heart Disease Heart Disease Heart Disease Cancer Accidents Cancer HIV Accidents Figure 13 Leading Causes of Death by Race/Ethnicity, 2003 Hispanic American Indian/ Alaska Native Asian and
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course HPAM 8600 taught by Professor Ferig during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.

Page1 / 8

slides21 - Facts Policies Empirical Findings Racial...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online