Blacks Report Delaying Care More Than Whites During Pandemic

By Gabrielle Wanneh / February 18, 2021 at 11:47 AM
New findings from the Urban Institute offer another insight into how the pandemic has exacerbated racial and ethnic health care disparities , as Black adults reported being more likely than white or Latino adults to delay or forgo care. According to the UI Coronavirus Tracking Survey, as of September more than one-third of non-elderly adults reported postponing or going without health care during the pandemic due to either concerns about contracting COVID-19 or limited services from providers. Nearly 40% of...

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