Posts Tagged ‘Latino’

Seminar today: How the ACA’s repeal will impact Latinos

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

michelle_mcevoy_dotyIn today’s noon seminar, Michelle McEvoy Doty, vice president of survey research & evaluation for The Commonwealth Fund, will examine the likely effect of various proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Latinos, up to 29 percent of whom voted for President Trump. Using data from The Commonwealth Fund’s Biennial … [ Read full post ]

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Waiting to fill the prescription bottle

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

About 1 in 4 white Californian adults reported having delayed getting prescription drugs or medical services in the past year, significantly higher than California overall, at 21.5 percent. This graphic is from the Center’s new 2011-2012 Race and Ethnicity Health Profiles, a report on the health status of the state’s diverse population.

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Who’s eating their fruits and veggies?

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Only an estimated 27.2 percent of California adults surveyed ate their recommended three servings of  fruits and vegetables the previous day, according to the Center’s new 2011-12 Race and Ethnicity Health Profile, a report on the health status of the state’s diverse population. Consumption varied by race and ethnicity, although nearly 1 in 3 … [ Read full post ]

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Nearly 40 percent of Latinos in state uninsured in 2011-12

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Nearly 27 percent  – 6.2 million — of California adults 18 to 64 years old had no health insurance for all or part of the past year.  The figure was higher for Latinos in the state, 38.6 percent or 3.4 million people. This information is from the Center’s new 2011-12 Race and Ethnicity Health Profiles[ Read full post ]

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Half in state had employment-based insurance in 2011-12

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

About half of all Californians, 50.6 percent, had employer-based health insurance through their workplace for all of the past year. About 36.3 percent of Latinos had employer-based coverage for all of the past year. The information is from the Center’s new 2011-2012 Race and Ethnicity Health Profiles, a report on the health status of … [ Read full post ]

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Latino enrollment up

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Latino enrollment in Covered California has gained momentum, according to an Orange County Register story. As of Jan. 31, 21.4 percent of those enrolled said they were Latino, compared to 18.7 percent in December.
Shana Alex Lavarreda, director of the Health Insurance Studies Program at the Center, told the newspaper it was … [ Read full post ]

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