African-Americans Today: A Mixed Picture of Health and Wealth

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  • Uneasy Times
  • Medical Bills Rising
  • Health Concerns Grow
  • Health Concerns Among Families
  • Finances
  • Dealing With Racism
  • Racial Prejudice
  • A Snapshot of Black America
  • Things Are Getting Better for Some
  • Growing Concerns

Health Concerns Grow

Nearly half (45 percent) of people surveyed said they are not confident that they would have enough money or health insurance to pay for a major illness, compared to 48 percent who said the same in 2005.  (Photo: Bruce Ayres/Getty Images)