The profile of American residents of South Asian descent are as diverse as their homeland. Some are refugees, some are immigrants, while others were born and raised in the U.S. The diversity is reflected in socio-economic demographics, as well as health care practices. This diversity is difficult to tease out or account for in causality, making it difficult to plan health care initiatives or products.
South Asians represent a quarter of the world’s population, yet there is sparse literature on their trends in health, and their determinants of health. Cigna’s latest White Paper: South Asian Health Disparities results from a review of current literature and includes content related to cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, cancer, stress, mental health and more.
Find out what Cigna is doing to help reduce these health disparities and close the gaps that are affecting the South Asian population.
Click here to read the report.
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