In this data note, we use 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) data to examine how demographic characteristics as well as measures of health coverage and other social and economic factors that drive health and health care vary for Asian and NHOPI people overall and by subgroups.
While climate change poses health threats for everyone, people of color, low-income people, and other marginalized or high-need groups face disproportionate risks due to underlying inequities and structural racism and discrimination.
This brief provides an explanation of Title 42 and its application in border regions, the impact of Title 42 on border expulsions and the health and well-being of migrants, and a discussion of the potential implications of lifting Title 42 for immigration and the health of migrants.
Data show that Black and lower income children are at higher risk for lead exposure. We look at how Medicaid and various federal initiatives can help mitigate lead exposure and its negative health impacts.
This issue brief assesses the availability of oral antiviral treatments by county and certain county characteristics, including metro vs. non-metro status, poverty rate, and majority Black, Hispanic, or American Indian or Alaska Native.
This is an updated analysis of COVID-19 cases and deaths by race/ethnicity that incorporates more recent data amid the surge associated with the Omicron variant.
KFF is collecting and analyzing data on COVID-19 vaccinations by race/ethnicity to gain increased insight who is receiving the vaccine and whether some groups are facing disparities in vaccination.
- This brief provides an introduction to what health and health care disparities are, the status of disparities and how COVID-19 has affected them, the broader implications of disparities, and current federal efforts to advance health equity.
This fact sheet provides an overview of health coverage for noncitizens and discusses key issues for health coverage and care for immigrant families today.
People of color have faced longstanding disparities in health coverage that contribute to disparities in health. This brief examines trends in health coverage by race/ethnicity between 2010 through 2019, prior to the onset of the COVID-19, and discusses the implications for health disparities. It is based on KFF analysis of American Community Survey data for the nonelderly population
This chart pack examines how people of color fare compared to White people across a broad array of measures of health coverage, access, and use; health status, outcomes, and behaviors; social determinants of health; and COVID-19 impacts to provide insight into the status of racial disparities in health and health care.