GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Diversity In The Health And Wellness Industry Statistics

Statistics show a lack of diversity in the health and wellness industry, with underrepresentation of minority groups and women in leadership positions.

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"Health disparities cost the United States economy an estimated $93 billion in excess medical costs and $42 billion in lost productivity per year."

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"The inclusion of diverse dietary habits in wellness programs can increase their effectiveness by 20%."

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"The cultural competence of healthcare providers can improve patient satisfaction and health outcomes."

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"Only 22% of leadership positions in the health sector are occupied by people from minority backgrounds."

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"African American women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other racial group."

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"Men comprise only 9.1% of the nursing workforce."

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"Disabilities are more common among Native almost double as compared to the national average."

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"Black Americans have a 2.3 times higher infant mortality rate than white Americans."

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"Black and Hispanic patients are less likely to receive pain management compared to white patients."

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"The adoption of telehealth services can expand access to healthcare for diverse patient populations, reducing access disparities."

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"Efforts to increase diversity among healthcare providers have shown to reduce health disparities by up to 30%."

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"In 2020, only 15% of medical school graduates in the United States were from underrepresented minority groups."

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"American Indian and Alaska Native populations have higher rates of chronic disease, with obesity prevalence at 48.1%."

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"Women make up 76% of the healthcare workforce, yet hold only 25% of senior leadership roles."

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"Asian Americans are less likely to access mental health services compared to White Americans, with utilization rates at 8.6% versus 18%."

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"Diverse healthcare teams are found to make better decisions 87% of the time."

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"Hispanic adults are 1.7 times more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than non-Hispanic white adults."

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"The prevalence of obesity is highest in Hispanic (47%) and non-Hispanic black adults (46%)."

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"LGBTQ+ individuals are 2.5 times more likely to experience depression, anxiety, and substance misuse compared to heterosexual individuals."

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"Health literacy is lowest among racial and ethnic minority groups, affecting understanding and management of health conditions."

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