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.
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.
Health insurance is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. While Colorado’s adolescents are generally in good health now, we must work to protect their future by getting them enrolled in coverage–much of which is already available.
Despite having a more robust health care system than most of Colorado enjoys, many Denver residents are still in poor health. Together, we must work to understand and address the issues that are keeping residents from accessing care.
Social and cultural factors affect the ability of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans to get and stay healthy. We must work to ensure all Coloradans have the ability to access the care they need, when they need it.
Limited data is available on the unique health experiences of Colorado’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. As their population grows, we must work to understand their diverse backgrounds and provide for their health needs.