Hispanics and Health Care in the United States: Access, Information and Knowledge

Patricia Dawson

Abstract


The Hispanic population is the largest growing minority group in the United States. A helpful resource to assist in designing programs and interventions aimed at Hispanic communities was recently completed by the Pew Hispanic Center and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Over 4,000 Hispanic adults were included in the study which highlights how the diverse characteristics of the Hispanic population affect their health care needs and their comprehension of health care resources.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2012.134

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