African American Health Disparities Compared to Non-Hispanic Whites

Racial and ethnic health disparities undermine our communities and our health care system. Communities of color are more likely to suffer from certain health conditions, and they are more likely to get sicker, have serious complications, and even die from these conditions. This infographic shows some of the more prevalent health disparities that afflict African Americans in the United States (compared to non-Hispanic whites).

Population of focus: African Americans

Link to resource: Infographic on the Families USA website — African American Health Disparities Compared to Non-Hispanic Whites

Date: 2014

Organization: Families USA