Cultural Disparities In Health Care

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Disparities in both health and healthcare are a persistent problem in the United States, which leads to certain groups of people being at a higher risk of being uninsured, having less access to health care, experiencing poorer quality of care, and ultimately having worse health conditions and outcomes from those conditions. While there are a complex set of individual, social, and economic factors that lead one population to be more vulnerable than others, the people that I feel are particularly vulnerable are those of low income and people of color. I have seen a large percentage of this population in particular who either do not have access or the ability to afford quality healthcare. The population is becoming increasingly diverse, which