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Factors which have been linked to poor health in the U.S. disproportionately affect low-income populations. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Within the U.S., there is a wider disparity between how rich and poor people rate their own personal health status, more so than most other countries. However, the gap between how the rich and poor feel about the unfairness of the current U.S. health care system isn’t as great as it is in other countries.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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