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13. What is the greatest health disparity between API and Caucasians?

Now even if you look at this country, chronic hepatitis B and liver cancer is the greatest health disparity between Asian Americans and Caucasian Americans. Although the incidence of chronic hepatitis B in this country is 0.3 percent, the incidence in Asian Americans is as high as ten percent and in the recent article you probably read in the New York Times, they did a survey of several thousand people in New York City, they found an incidence of fifteen percent. Up to 1.4 million people are estimated to have chronic hepatitis B in this country – over sixty percent are Asian Americans. Liver cancer incidence is four to thirteen times higher in Asians compared with white Americans and depending on the ethnic group of the Asians, liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Asian men living in the U.S. as listed by the recent data released by the CDC and National Cancer Institute.