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Health views differ along ethnic lines

AP/Yahoo News, March 11, 2008
Minorities are more likely than white patients to rate their healthcare as fair or poor, according to researchers at Harvard University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that surveyed 4,334 adults. Researchers asked patients such questions as how quickly they were able to get an appointment and whether their doctor explained things in a way the patient could understand. Although whites routinely rated their experience higher, minority patients still had largely favorable views of their care.