End-of-Life Care Considerations for the Hispanic Patient in the United States

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)