African Americans

44% of African American women over 20 years of age have been diagnosed with hypertension. In 2005, African American men were 30% more likely to die from heart disease than their white counterparts. New cases of cervical cancer second highest among Black women (8.6 per 100,000) Chronic kidney disease is estimated to be more common […]

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Latinos

• There are approximately 48 Million Latinos living in the United States. 4.8 million Latinos 20 years of age and older have been diagnosed with Diabetes. • More than 30% of the total Latino population have no health insurance. • Hispanics (47%) had the highest age-adjusted prevalence of obesity • New cases of cervical cancer […]

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Native Americans

• Native Americans are 60% more likely to have a stroke than their white counterparts. • Native Americans had the highest prevalence of diagnosed diabetes for both men (14.9%) and women (15.3%). Overall, prevalence was higher among American Indians/Alaska Natives (15.1%) • 64% more likely to die from liver cancer • 48% more likely to […]

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Pacific Islanders

• Native Hawaiians have more than twice the rate of diabetes as their white counterparts. • Pacific Islanders are three times more likely, to be diagnosed with diabetes.

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Asian Americans

• Cancer accounts for 27% of deaths among this group with Asian men twice as likely to die from stomach cancer than their white counterparts. • 76% of women more likely to develop stomach cancer • 68% more likely to contract hepatitis A

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