Story: Ethnic inequalities

Diabetes poster (1st of 2)

Diabetes poster

Diabetes was a significant cause of death among Māori and Pacific people in New Zealand in the early 21st century – especially men. Māori men's death rate from diabetes was five times higher than that of non-Māori men.

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David Pearson, 'Ethnic inequalities - Housing, health and justice', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by David Pearson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 May 2018