Slide 12. Racial Residential Segregation—Apartheid-era South Africa (1991) and the U.S. (2010)

Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color

Slide 12. Racial Residential Segregation-Apartheid-era South Africa (1991) and the US (2010).

Image: A bar chart compares racial resident segregation in South Africa with the United States and selected U.S. cities according to the Segregation Index:

  • South Africa: 90.
  • Detroit: 85.
  • Milwaukee: 83.
  • New York: 81.
  • Chicago: 80.
  • Newark: 80.
  • Cleveland: 77.
  • United States: 66.

Source: Massey 2004; Iceland et al 2002; Frey 2011

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Internet Citation: Slide 12. Racial Residential Segregation—Apartheid-era South Africa (1991) and the U.S. (2010): Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/smedley/smedleyslide12.html