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1

Breast and Cervical Cancer

African American women

2

Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

Leading cause for ALL
African American 29% higher Stroke 40% higher

3

Diabetes

Native Am, Alaskan, AA, Hispanics

4

HIV

African Americans, Hispanics

5

Infant Mortality

African American, American Indian, and Puerto Rican

6

Mental Health

American Indians and Alaska Natives. Also, minorities have less access to mental health care.

7

Hepatitis

50% Asian American and Pacific Islanders. Black teens and young adults Hep B and C

8

Syphillis

African Americans 75 percent, whites 16 percent, Hispanics eight percent, and others one percent.

9

Tuberculosis

80% Ethnic minorities. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders disproportionately affected.