Health insurance was a better predictor of survival from health attacks and
Specifically, those who did not have coverage were more likely to die in the hospital, even after accounting for race and socioeconomic factors, according to the researchers at the Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
“African Americans living in poor, urban neighborhoods bear a high burden of illnesses and early
The study, published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, looked at 13,000 patients form three Maryland hospitals treating patients of all income levels. Those uninsured had a 31 percent higher risk of early death after a