A massive one-third of the US population is identified as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Yet, despite their high numbers, they suffer from comparatively low health parameters, with a far higher prevalence for high blood pressure, diabetes, AIDS and substance abuse. The reasons range from lack of medical access in poor housing areas, low income and living standards, to unaffordability of health insurance.
This infographic examines, with statistical facts and figures, the unfortunate but indisputable truth that racial and ethnic minorities in the US do not have equal access to healthcare facilities.
Infographic by – Best Medical Degrees.com