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Americans’ Views of Puerto Rico’s Recovery

The November Kaiser Health Tracking poll finds that most of the public (63 percent) says they are closely following news about the recovery effort in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Seventy percent of the public say people in Puerto Rico are not yet getting needed help, up from 62 percent last month. These views vary considerably by party, but this month about half of Republicans also say people are not yet getting the help they need, an increase from 38 percent in October. Similarly, most of the public (59 percent) says the federal government is not doing enough to restore electricity and access to food and water in Puerto Rico. On this point, most Republicans feel the federal government is doing enough, while majorities of independents and Democrats feel it is not. As with Puerto Rico’s recovery effort, most of the public also reports closely following news about the recovery in the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey. However, unlike views on Puerto Rico, a majority, including majorities across parties, feel that Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey are getting the help they need.

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Poll: Two Months After Hurricane Maria, A Growing Majority Of Americans Say Puerto Ricans are Not Yet Getting the Help They Need 

Two months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, a growing majority of Americans say that Puerto Ricans affected by the devastating storm are not yet getting the help they need, the November Kaiser Family Foundation Tracking Poll finds. This month, 70 percent of the public say that people in Puerto…

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Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria: The Public’s Knowledge and Views of Its Impact and the Response

The survey gauges the public’s knowledge and views about Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts following the devastating category 4 hurricane that struck Sept. 20. Most Americans say that Puerto Ricans affected by Hurricane Maria are not yet getting the help they need, and about half say that the federal government has been too slow to respond and is not doing enough to restore electricity and access to food and water. Republicans are much more likely than Democrats or independents to view the federal response as appropriate.

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Poll: Most Americans Say Puerto Ricans Are Not Yet Getting the Help They Need After Hurricane Maria

Poll Reveals a Deep Partisan Divide in Perceptions, with Republicans Much More Likely Than Democrats and Independents to View the Federal Government’s Response Favorably As President Trump threatens to scale back the federal response to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria, most Americans say that Puerto Ricans affected by…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Under the Affordable Care Act, People of Color Have Seen Greater Gains in Health Coverage But Remain More Likely Than Whites to Be Uninsured

The uninsured rate has fallen among all racial and ethnic groups under the Affordable Care Act with steeper declines among people of color compared to Whites, according to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The findings for Hispanics were especially striking. Between 2013 and 2015, the uninsured rate…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity: Examining Changes Under the ACA and the Remaining Uninsured

This brief examines changes in health coverage by race and ethnicity under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reviews characteristics of the remaining uninsured by race and ethnicity and their eligibility for ACA coverage.

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Salud y Atención Médica para los Hispanos en Estados Unidos

This Spanish-language graphic examines health and health care for Hispanics in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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Health and Health Care for Hispanics in the United States

This graphic looks at health and health care for Hispanics in the United States, including a look at their health status and access to care.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Key Facts on Health and Health Care by Race and Ethnicity

This chartpack provides data on demographics, health access and utilization, health status and outcomes, and health coverage by race and ethnicity to provide greater insight into the current status of disparities. Where data are available, it examines measures by six groups: White, Asian, Hispanic, Black, American Indian and Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.

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Survey of Americans on Race

In the last couple of years, several incidents in which African Americans were mistreated or in some cases killed by police have sparked renewed public attention to the issue of race relations in America. To better understand the current status of the issue, the Kaiser Family Foundation and CNN surveyed the U.S. public to gauge their views of race in America and personal experiences with discrimination or racism, with a focus on the views and experiences of Black and Hispanic people in America.

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