The data, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to a public records request, gives a sweeping national look at the race and ethnicity of vaccinated people on a state-by-state basis. Yet nearly half of those vaccination records are missing race or ethnicity information.
The U.S. is growing increasingly diverse. But the doctor workforce hasn't followed suit—at least, not as quickly.
That's among the findings of a recent study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.They conclude that there's a significant need for "more robust policies and programs to create a physician workforce that is demographically representative of the U.S. population."
By Madeline Farber, Fortune
Normally, family wealth increases with education. But the same isn't always true for certain minority groups.