Economic Burden of Health Inequities Very High in the United States

TUESDAY, May 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The economic burden of health disparities in the United States is very high, according to a study published in the May 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Thomas A. LaVeist, Ph.D., from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, and colleagues estimated the economic burden of health inequities for racial and ethnic minority populations and adults aged 25 years and older with less than a four-year college degree in the United States.

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