We compared the representation of the four largest Latino subpopulation groups in the health workforce with that group’s representation in the US workforce, using 2016–20 data. Mexican Americans were the most underrepresented subpopulation in professions requiring advanced degrees. All groups were overrepresented in occupations requiring less than a bachelor’s degree. Among recent health professions graduates, overall Latino representation has been increasing over time
Authors:Islas IG, Brantley E, Portela Martinez M, Salsberg E, Dobkin F, Frogner BK
Journal/Publisher:Health Affairs (Millwood)
Edition:Jul 2023. 42(7):997-1001
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Citation:Islas IG, Brantley E, Portela Martinez M, Salsberg E, Dobkin F, Frogner BK. Documenting Latino Representation In The US Health Workforce. Health Aff (Millwood). 2023 Jul;42(7):997-1001. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2022.01348. PMID: 37406235.