Racial and ethnic disparities in assisted reproductive technology access and outcomes

Capsule:
Racial and ethnic disparities exist in rates of fecundity and infertility, access to care, and assisted reproductive technology outcomes.

Authors:
Molly Quinn, M.D., Victor Fujimoto, M.D.

Volume 105, Issue 5, Pages 1119-1123

Abstract:

Infertility is a global problem affecting all ethnic, racial, and religious groups. Nevertheless, only a minority of the U.S. population has access to treatment. Additionally, for those who do engage in treatment, outcomes are disparate among various ethnic and racial groups. This article addresses racial and ethnic disparities regarding rates of fecundity and infertility, access to care, and assisted reproductive technology outcomes.

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