August 2014

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities among Communities of Color Compared to Non-Hispanic Whites

These infographics illustrate the racial and ethnic health disparities undermining our health system. African Americans, LatinosAmerican Indian & Alaska Natives, and Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders are more likely to suffer from certain health conditions, and they are more likely to get sicker, have serious complications, and even die from them. These are some of the common health disparities that affect these demographics in the United States compared to non-Hispanic whites.

To see the health disparities among communities of color, click on the corresponding demographic below.