Women Stroke Survivors Believe They Will Receive Worse Care In The Emergency Room

November 7, 2023


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Inequity in healthcare is a persisting issue with grave implications. A new study co-led by Michigan Medicine is reporting that women with a history of stroke were over three times more likely to believe “to a great extent” that they would not receive adequate care in the emergency room based on their gender and race or ethnicity, even though women accounted for over 50 percent of stroke deaths in 2019. Read about the study and what it means for the future of equity in healthcare in this article from the IHPI.

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