Risks of Poor Health in the US

Sandro Galea
2022 JAMA Health Forum  
Substantial health gaps characterize the state of population health in the US and have done so for a long time. Persons in the richest 1% of the population, for example, have a life expectancy that is at least 10 years higher than for those in the poorest 1%. 1 Health gaps exist across neighborhoods, racial and ethnic groups, sexes, and levels of opportunity for economic progress, among other dimensions of difference.
doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.0190 pmid:36218963 fatcat:4pncenlbz5h53gvuojlpiimdga