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  • Infant Mortality

    Infant Mortality

    Between 2001-2005, the infant mortality rate for White infants was 3.9, while for Black or African American infants, it was 13.0, and for Hispanics, it was 6.5 per 1,000 live births.

    The 2009 Health Disparities Report, The Connecticut Health Disparities Project
  • Insurance Rate

    Insurance Rate

    In Connecticut, Hispanic residents are about 5.4 times more likely, and Black residents 2.7 times more likely, to be uninsured than White residents.

    The 2009 Health Disparities Report, The Connecticut Health Disparities Project - Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Health Disparities

    Health Disparities

    Health disparities refer to those avoidable differences in health that result from cumulative social disadvantage

    The 2009 Health Disparities Report, The Connecticut Health Disparities Project
  • Heart Disease

    Heart Disease

    Black or African American Connecticut residents have the highest death rate from heart disease, about 1.2 times higher than that of White residents.

    The 2009 Health Disparities Report, The Connecticut Health Disparities Project - Connecticut Department of Public Health

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