GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Health Inequality Statistics [Current Data]

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"People with lower income can expect to live about 20 years less than those with higher income."

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"Health-related income inequalities contribute to a 33% loss of total human potential."

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"Cardiovascular disease is higher by 60% in the least affluent group."

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"Low income urban areas have obesity rates 145% greater than affluent counterparts."

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"In 2016, African American women were 22% more likely to die from heart disease than non-Hispanic white women."

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"People living below poverty level were twice as likely to report psychological distress."

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"Indigenous populations in Australia have a life expectancy 10 years lower than the national average."

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"In 2020, over 33% of lower-income Americans reported that they postponed necessary medical care due to costs."

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"Women in developing countries are still 20 times more likely to die in childbirth than in developed countries."

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"Children born in sub-Saharan Africa are 14 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than children in developed regions."

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"LGBT individuals are 2.5 times more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety compared to heterosexual individuals."

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"In 2019, the percentage of uninsured persons was higher among Hispanics (26.0%) than non-Hispanic Blacks (14.6%) or non-Hispanic Whites (8.2%)."

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"In Canada, men and women in the lowest-income category have a life expectancy 3-4 years shorter than those in the highest-income category."

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"1 in 3 U.S. adults who earn less than $15,000 per year have lost all of their natural teeth, compared to only 1 in 20 who earn at least $35,000."

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"The rate of maternal mortality is more than 3 times higher for Black women than their White counterparts in New York City."

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