Health disparities are inequalities in the health care industry.
These unjust differences are preventable and disproportionately affect people of color, the LGBTQ community, women, people with low socioeconomic status and those living in underserved rural communities.
Its necessary to be aware of health disparities across the United States so everyone can make the differences required to close the gaps in care.
Here are five things you should know.
- 1. The Inequities Originated Centuries Ago
- 2. Education Is Key
- 3. You Can Help
- Combating Health Disparities Across The US
- LGBTQ Community
- Rural Communities
- Lower and Middle Class