Resources and Fact Sheets

Health Disparities in CT

Not everybody has the same opportunities to be as healthy as possible. Some groups are disproportionately
affected by social, economic, and environmental challenges that can make it harder to access health care
and other resources needed for good health. The results are disparities in health outcomes.

Black and Hispanic residents have poorer health outcomes than white residents, including higher rates of asthma, diabetes, cancer, and infant mortality. These fact sheets include the most recent data on several conditions.