Race and ethnic disparities in health care access and utilization: an examination of state variation.

@article{Waidmann2000RaceAE,
  title={Race and ethnic disparities in health care access and utilization: an examination of state variation.},
  author={Timothy A. Waidmann and Surulivel Rajan},
  journal={Medical care research and review : MCRR},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 Suppl 1},
  pages={55-84}
}
Health disparities among racial and ethnic groups have a long history and continue to exist in the United States. The U.S. government has established as a goal for the year 2010 the elimination of racial/ethnic health differences in six areas. This article examines disparities in one of those areas: access to high-quality health care. Several measures of access to and use of health care services are studied both nationally and in 13 diverse states. The authors find that both the magnitude of… CONTINUE READING

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