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Health researchers try to link up with more Hispanic women
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Illinois’ number of Hispanic women reporting that they were in fair or poor health was the highest in the nation, according to a 2009 study, and efforts are growing to figure out why.

Researchers want specifics on why 34.3 percent of Latino women in Illinois said their health was not good, compared with about 8.5 percent of non-Hispanic white women, in the study by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.