Hospitals that treat more minorities have higher trauma death rates

09/20/2011 | HealthDay News

Patients with traumatic injuries have a higher risk of dying at hospitals that serve more minorities, a study in the Archives of Surgery found. Experts said problems with hospital funding could be partially responsible. The findings held true regardless of the race of trauma patients, researchers said. The study looked at data on 312,000 patients at 434 hospitals.

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