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Background Affects Women's Care

Background Affects Women's Care

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According to the Well Project's Women Living Positive survey, released in October 2007, 59% of respondents felt that culture, ethnicity, or language affects the care they receive: 21% responded that their care was affected 'a little' but 38% said 'a lot.' Hispanic and African-American women are more likely than Caucasian women to feel that these factors impact their care. > Hispanic: 70% > African-American: 61% > Caucasian: 37% Women in the U.S. South and Midwest are more likely than those in the Northeast or West to feel that these factors impact their care. > South: 67% > Midwest: 63% > Northeast: 53% > West: 46%

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