TITLE

Minority Health Gap Documented In Report

PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Jet;05/31/99, Vol. 95 Issue 26, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the report issued by the Commonwealth Fund which found that blacks in the United States lag behind whites in nearly all health measures including life expectancy, disease rates, health insurance and access to medical care.
ACCESSION #
1870587

 

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