Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders face increased barriers to good health because of systemic and historic injustices. However, most or all of the disparities in health outcomes are masked because data is aggregated into one racial category instead of many diverse ethnicities.
Health Perspectives Infographic Series
Factors like race, income, and ZIP code determine a person's access to health care and opportunity to live a healthy life. Read through our infographic series to learn more about how they affect different groups of Coloradans.
Black people face increased barriers to good health because of systemic and historic injustices.
Coloradans living in rural areas face increased challenges in accessing health care, and good access is important for good health. To achieve a healthier rural Colorado, we must improve access to care across the state.
As Colorado strives to be the healthiest state in the nation, we must ensure that the unique experiences of Colorado’s American Indians are accounted for and that the health care needs of all Coloradans are met.
Hispanics and Latinos are the largest ethnic group in Colorado, and face increased barriers to good health. We must address the underlying social factors to ensure all Coloradans have the opportunity to live a healthy life.