RWE finds racial and ethnic healthcare inequalities remain after 20 years

Written by Darcy Hodge, Editor

Racial Ethnic Healthcare Inequality

Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine (CT, USA) have published recent findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association to suggest that over a 20-year period, the healthcare inequalities present for racial and ethnic groups in 1999 have made minimal progression. In this study, the researchers investigated real-world data collected from the National Health Interview Survey between 1999 to 2018. In total, 596,335 adults had their self-report data analyzed. Information gained from the survey included demographic statistics to determine four racial and ethnic groups studied. Individuals also stated their self-perceived health status, functional limitations and levels of psychological...

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