The Hispanic population in the United States is growing and is now its largest ethnic minority. By 2035, it is expected that nearly 1 in 4 living in the US will be Hispanic. Decades of research have shown significant differences in EOL care for Hispanic patients compared to the population as a whole and white non-Hispanic people. Hispanic patients are under-represented in the hospice population, at just 6.7 percent. This Fast Fact presents information on the importance of cultural humility and responsiveness..
Link: Fast Facts #469 (6/2023)