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Health and Health Care for Hispanic People

September marks National Hispanic American Heritage Month during which the U.S. recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic people. As the country celebrates these achievements, it is key to recognize that Hispanic people face many disparities in health and health care that limit their overall health and well-being.

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the Essentials
  • Disparities in Health and Health Care: 5 Key Questions and Answers

    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.
  • Health Coverage of Immigrants

    This fact sheet provides an overview of health coverage for noncitizens and discusses key issues for health coverage and care for immigrant families today.

  • Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity, 2010-2019

    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

  • Key Data on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity

    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.

Racial Equity and Health Data

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