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Black Health Facts is a curated resource center that provides the most credible, indisputable health facts, figures, and statistics. Learn more about Black Health Facts and racial disparities in healthcare.

Chronic Conditions

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Largest Study Examines Cardiovascular Disease in Black Americans

The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) is the largest investigation of causes of cardiovascular disease in Black Americans, involving more than 5,300 men and women in Jackson, Mississippi.

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RELATED: Black Americans, Smoking, and Greater Stroke Risk

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Heart Failure Rates Higher Among Black Americans

Heart failure, a major public health problem, has increased most dramatically in young Black American men and women.

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RELATED: Heart Failure Deaths Climb in Younger Adults, While African American Men and Women Face a Greater Risk

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How Racism Can Lead to Chronic Disease

Chronic illnesses associated with experiencing racism include heart attack, neurodegenerative disease, and metastatic cancer.

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Study Enrolling African Americans With Multiple Sclerosis

The is enrolling patients with multiple sclerosis to better understand how and why MS affects African Americans the way it does.

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RELATED: New Research Challenges Old Beliefs About MS Among African-Americans

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African American Patients Have a Lower Rate of Remission for RA

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IBD in Black Patients

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Alzheimer’s Disease in African Americans

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The Number of African Americans at Risk for Alzheimer's Is Growing

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 10 percent of all people age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. The number of African Americans age 65 and over is expected to reach 6.9 million by 2030.

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Diabetes-Related Risks Greater Among African Americans

Compared with white Americans, African Americans are to be diagnosed with end-stage renal disease (3.5 times), be hospitalized for lower limb amputations (2.3 times), experience visual impairment (1.6 times), and die from diabetes (2 times).

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RELATED: Diabetes in Black Americans

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Psoriasis Is Less Common Among Black Americans

管家婆精选四消期期准Psoriasis prevalence among Black Americans is about 1.9 percent, compared with 3.6 percent among white Americans.

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COVID-19

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Disproportionate COVID-19 Deaths Reported Among Black Americans

管家婆精选四消期期准According to U.S. death rates from COVID-19 data across all states:

  • 1 in 1,500 Black Americans have died.
  • 1 in 3,200 Latino Americans have died.
  • 1 in 3,600 white Americans have died.
  • 1 in 3,700 Asian Americans have died.

管家婆精选四消期期准Black Americans experience the highest overall mortality rates and the most widespread occurrence of disproportionate deaths.

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RELATED: Black Americans Have Been Hit Hardest by COVID-19 — Here’s Why

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Black American COVID-19 Patients Are Dying at Twice the U.S. Rate

As of October 14, 2020, at least 41,090 Black lives have been lost to COVID-19. That means Black Americans are dying at a rate that's more than 2 times higher than the overall population.

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Women's Health

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Black Women and Hysterectomy-Related Complications

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African American Women Are More Likely to Have High Blood Pressure

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Heart Disease and Stroke Risk Associated With Weight

管家婆精选四消期期准People who are overweight are to suffer from heart disease and stroke risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

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Children's Health

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Racial Identity Can Lessen Impact of Discrimination

Discrimination’s long-term negative impact is moderated when a child understands and identifies with his or her racial or ethnic group.

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Asthma Prevalence Among Black American Children

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Studies Find Children of African Descent More Vulnerable to MIS-C

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), which affects blood vessels and organs, has symptoms similar to those of Kawasaki disease.

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RELATED: Black Children May Be More Vulnerable to COVID-19 Inflammatory Syndrome

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Sugary Drinks Increase Obesity Risk

管家婆精选四消期期准Regular and excess consumption of sugary beverages is associated with a .

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More Topics

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Health Insurance Coverage Among African Americans

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African American Participation in Clinical Trials

管家婆精选四消期期准Only 33 percent of African American women and 41 percent of African American men stated that they are willing to enroll in a trial if it means changing or starting medication.

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Disparities in Prescribing Pain Medication

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The Top 10 U.S. Counties That Lack Adequately Nutritious Food Are Predominantly African American

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African Americans and Smoking

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