CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report – Health risks differ among the Hispanic population in the U.S.
Embargoed until: Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 1:00 PM ET
Contact: CDC Media Relations
One in 6 people living in the U.S. are Hispanic, and this is expected to grow to 1 in 4 by 2035. This month’s Vital Signs focuses on Hispanic Health. This is CDC’s first national study of leading causes of death, disease prevalence, risk factors, and access to health services among Hispanics living in the U.S.
Vital Signs is released the first Tuesday of every month.
Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., CDC Director
Ken Dominguez, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Epidemiologist, CDC
Tuesday, May 5 at noon ET
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.