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COVID-19

Perspectives on being black in america today

Latest Polling
79%
Most Black adults say systemic racism is a major obstacle to Black people achieving equal outcomes with White people.
66%
Two out of three Black adults say the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic would be stronger if White people where getting sick and dying at higher rates than people of color.
71%
About 7 in 10 Black adults say unconscious bias has been an obstacle in their own life.
65%
Most Black adults are not confident that the development of the coronavirus vaccine is taking needs of Black people into account.
Racism and Discrimination
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  • Topic page

    Racial Equity and Health Policy Topic Page

    The Racial Equity and Health Policy Program provides timely and reliable data, information, and policy analysis on health and health care disparities affecting people of color and underserved groups and efforts to advance racial equity in health and health care.
  • Blog

    Health Disparities are a Symptom of Broader Social and Economic Inequities

    Despite being long documented, racial and ethnic disparities in health have persisted and in some cases widened over time, with Black individuals and other groups of color faring worse compared to White individuals across many health status measures.
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    Key Facts on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity

    Data on demographics; health coverage, access, and utilization; and health status by race and ethnicity to provide greater insight into the status of health disparities and changes in disparities since implementation of the ACA.
  • State-level data

    State Data on Disparities

    This category includes data on demographics, health coverage, health status, and certain health conditions by race/ethnicity and gender to provide insight into health disparities and changes in disparities over time.
  • state-level data

    State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus

    This data tool provides state-level information related to COVID-19 including cases and deaths by race/ethnicity.

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