* African-American women are nearly four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women, 23 times more likely to be infected with HIV/AIDS and 14 times more likely to die from the disease.
* American-Indian/Alaskan Native women are over 5 times more likely than white women to have chlamydia and over 7 times more likely to contract syphilis." Get the Story:
Cynthia Soohoo and Katrina Anderson: US Falls Short On Racial Disparities in Health (RH Reality Check 3/10) Related Stories:
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