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Poll finds disparities in how Californians view their health

Californians who are well off, highly educated, white and insured generally feel good about their health, but others are more likely to say their health is not good, according to a new independent poll released this week. The survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found that about 8 in 10 state residents describe their health as excellent or good. But those numbers belie a deep disparity within demographic groups.