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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks

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The Chartbook marks the 30th anniversary of the Heckler Report, the Health and Human Services report from its Task Force on Black and Minority Health. Progress in cardiac care is noted, but disparities remain, as with higher incidences of chronic disease, including hypertension and diabetes, as compared to whites.