University of Iowa Survey Finds Widespread Racial Disparities in Children’s Health

iowaA survey conducted by the Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa finds a significant racial disparity in healthcare for children in the state. The survey found that African American and Latino children experience lower health status, lower quality of care, higher unmet need for care, and more food insecurity than White or Asian children in the state.

The survey, entitled Health Disparities Among Children in Iowa: Results From the 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey, may be downloaded by clicking here.


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