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Study shows surge in e-cigarette, marijuana use among young adults
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Alarming 48% of e-cigarette users and 40% of marijuana users are underage ​The use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes jumped dramatically among young adult Californians between 2017 and 2018, with large proportions of users of both products being underage, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
June 30, 2020
Study shows surge in e-cigarette, marijuana use among young adults
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Alarming 48% of e-cigarette users and 40% of marijuana users are underage ​The use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes jumped dramatically among young adult Californians between 2017 and 2018, with large proportions of users of both products being underage, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
June 30, 2020
Nearly 2 million California adults don’t get needed mental health care
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UCLA researchers recommend expansion of Proposition 63 services to address unmet needs ​Of the 3 million California adults who have recently experienced psychological distress and are eligible for public mental health services, 1.8 million say they have received no treatment or support, according to a policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
June 25, 2020
Nearly 2 million California adults don’t get needed mental health care
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UCLA researchers recommend expansion of Proposition 63 services to address unmet needs ​Of the 3 million California adults who have recently experienced psychological distress and are eligible for public mental health services, 1.8 million say they have received no treatment or support, according to a policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
June 25, 2020
Low-income undocumented adults are largely locked out of health care in California
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Nine in 10 lack insurance Implementation of the Affordable Care Act cut in half the percentage of low-income, uninsured Californians under age 65, from 23 percent in 2013 to 11 percent in 2016-17. But federal law bars undocumented residents from federally funded Medicaid health services and from purchasing health insurance on the ACA Marketplaces. This leaves them the largest group of uninsured people in California, according to a
February 19, 2019
Low-income undocumented adults are largely locked out of health care in California
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Nine in 10 lack insurance Implementation of the Affordable Care Act cut in half the percentage of low-income, uninsured Californians under age 65, from 23 percent in 2013 to 11 percent in 2016-17. But federal law bars undocumented residents from federally funded Medicaid health services and from purchasing health insurance on the ACA Marketplaces. This leaves them the largest group of uninsured people in California, according to a
February 19, 2019
Even with health insurance, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely to delay medical care
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UCLA study analyzes rates of insurance coverage in California, access to health care and healthy behaviors Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults in California have rates of health insurance coverage on par with or better than that of straight men and women in the state, but they are more likely to wait to see the doctor when they need medical care, according to a
October 17, 2018
Even with health insurance, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely to delay medical care
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UCLA study analyzes rates of insurance coverage in California, access to health care and healthy behaviors Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults in California have rates of health insurance coverage on par with or better than that of straight men and women in the state, but they are more likely to wait to see the doctor when they need medical care, according to a
October 17, 2018
The 2016 California Health Interview Survey provides insight into demographics and health of California’s transgender adults
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Data also show another year of statewide health insurance gains, now at risk under potential federal funding changes The first release of transgender data from the California Health Interview Survey, the nation’s largest state survey, reveals the demographic characteristics of transgender adults in the state — such as population size, racial makeup and marital status — as well as sobering disparities in their health status.
October 31, 2017
The 2016 California Health Interview Survey provides insight into demographics and health of California’s transgender adults
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Data also show another year of statewide health insurance gains, now at risk under potential federal funding changes The first release of transgender data from the California Health Interview Survey, the nation’s largest state survey, reveals the demographic characteristics of transgender adults in the state — such as population size, racial makeup and marital status — as well as sobering disparities in their health status.
October 31, 2017
What's at stake: A million California adults gained insurance in Year One of the Affordable Care Act
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Report on ACA impact is benchmark against which ACA repeal can be measured ​The number of uninsured Californians ages 64 and under fell from 5.32 million in 2012 to 4.46 million in 2014 ― a decline of 16 percent, according to The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2014 California Health Interview Survey, a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
January 31, 2017
What's at stake: A million California adults gained insurance in Year One of the Affordable Care Act
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Report on ACA impact is benchmark against which ACA repeal can be measured ​The number of uninsured Californians ages 64 and under fell from 5.32 million in 2012 to 4.46 million in 2014 ― a decline of 16 percent, according to The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2014 California Health Interview Survey, a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
January 31, 2017
Flu shot rates among California adults vary by race and ethnicity
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The immunization picture is improving statewide, say UCLA researchers, but it's still low ​More than 60 percent of all adults in California fail to get an annual flu shot, according to a new journal article by UCLA researchers that also found wide disparity in flu immunization rates among Asian subgroups.
July 27, 2016
Flu shot rates among California adults vary by race and ethnicity
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The immunization picture is improving statewide, say UCLA researchers, but it's still low ​More than 60 percent of all adults in California fail to get an annual flu shot, according to a new journal article by UCLA researchers that also found wide disparity in flu immunization rates among Asian subgroups.
July 27, 2016
Majority of California adults have prediabetes or diabetes
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And one-third of young adults are at risk of becoming diabetic

Nearly half of California adults, including one out of every three young adults, have either prediabetes — a precursor to type 2 diabetes — or undiagnosed diabetes, according to a UCLA study released today.

March 10, 2016
Majority of California adults have prediabetes or diabetes
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And one-third of young adults are at risk of becoming diabetic

Nearly half of California adults, including one out of every three young adults, have either prediabetes — a precursor to type 2 diabetes — or undiagnosed diabetes, according to a UCLA study released today.

March 10, 2016
UCLA study finds that one-quarter of California adults are obese
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Rate is up from 19.3% in 2001 More Californians than ever are obese, according to a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ​ The study found that 24.8 percent of adults were obese in 2011–2012, compared to 19.3 percent a decade earlier. Nearly 18 million California adults and adolescents are considered overweight or obese, and about 7.4 million of them can be classified as obese.
June 25, 2015
UCLA study finds that one-quarter of California adults are obese
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Rate is up from 19.3% in 2001 More Californians than ever are obese, according to a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ​ The study found that 24.8 percent of adults were obese in 2011–2012, compared to 19.3 percent a decade earlier. Nearly 18 million California adults and adolescents are considered overweight or obese, and about 7.4 million of them can be classified as obese.
June 25, 2015
Californians and chronic disease: 11.4 million adults in state have a chronic condition
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Four in 10 California adults -- 11.4 million people -- report having at least 1 of 5 top chronic conditions, according to a new "health care almanac" published by the California HealthCare Foundation. In the report, Center Senior Research Scientist

April 28, 2015
Californians and chronic disease: 11.4 million adults in state have a chronic condition
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Four in 10 California adults -- 11.4 million people -- report having at least 1 of 5 top chronic conditions, according to a new "health care almanac" published by the California HealthCare Foundation. In the report, Center Senior Research Scientist

April 28, 2015