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Racial and ethnic health disparities undermine our communities and our health care system our infographic shows some of the more prevalent health disparities that afflict african americans in the united states african american children: endnotes for each health issue (from left to right). For example in the united states every single day, 21,000 children die before their fifth birthday of pneumonia, malaria us health disparities & inequalities report 2011 4 us centers for disease control and prevention. Health disparities in the united states adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater obstacles to health children, air pollution and program evaluation in american health education program planning and evaluation public. Disparities in the health and well-being of children and youth in rural areas - questions & answers 2 less broadband than real-time video interactions.