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The identifier Asian American can mean health disparities are overlooked

Identifying people of Asian ancestry as Asian American means nearly 25 million people, speaking more than 100 languages, are often lumped together in health data. And that practice can obscure real disparities in health outcomes.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with STAT’s Usha Lee McFarling about it.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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