Low-Income Neighborhoods Wait Longer for Ambulances

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A new study of more than 64,000 911 calls finds that people in low-income areas wait about 10 percent longer on average for emergency responses. Researchers at UC-San Francisco find that even when taking into consideration outside variables such as time of day or weather, response times average 37 minutes in high-income ZIP codes versus 43 minutes in low-income areas.

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