Racial Equity and Health Data Dashboard
Black and Hispanic adults are more likely than White adults to report difficulty finding doctors with a shared background and who treat them with respect.
Black adults are more likely than White adults to report providers not believing they were telling the truth and refusing tests/treatment they thought they needed.
Perspectives on being black in america todayLatest Polling
Most Black adults say systemic racism is a major obstacle to Black people achieving equal outcomes with White people.
Two out of three Black adults say the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic would be stronger if White people were getting sick and dying at higher rates than people of color.
About 7 in 10 Black adults say unconscious bias has been an obstacle in their own life.
Most Black adults are not confident that the development of the coronavirus vaccine is taking needs of Black people into account.
- Topic page
Racial Equity and Health Policy Topic PageThe 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.
Health Disparities are a Symptom of Broader Social and Economic InequitiesDespite 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.
Key Facts on Health and Health Care by Race and EthnicityData 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 DisparitiesThis 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 CoronavirusThis data tool provides state-level information related to COVID-19 including cases and deaths by race/ethnicity.