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Health beliefs of the U.S. population

Gretchen Voorhis Fleming

Health beliefs of the U.S. population

implications for self-care

by Gretchen Voorhis Fleming

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Published by Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- United States,
  • Medicine, Popular

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGretchen Voorhis Fleming and Ronald Andersen.
    SeriesHealth administration perspectives -- A 11
    ContributionsAndersen, Ronald,, Conference on Consumer Self-Care, Washington, D.C., 1976
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC82 F5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 p. --
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20080280M

    Census: According to U.S. census, , Haitians live in U.S.; however, there are probably well more than 1 million. Foreign-born Haitians represent % of the total foreign-born population in U.S. Largest numbers live in Miami, New York, Boston, Chicago, and Los Size: KB. participation, and close the gaps in health status among diverse population groups (U.S. Ofice of Minority Health, ). Linguistically appropriate services are a key component of culturally competent health systems. In , the U.S. Ofice of Minority Health issued Culturally and.

    The Hispanic and Asian populations continue to grow faster than the U.S. population as a whole. Cultural affiliation, health and care beliefs and practices, illness beliefs and customs, and spiritual practices best describe components of a. In , percent of the Hispanic population was not covered by health insurance, as compared to percent of the non-Hispanic white population. Health: According to Census Bureau projections, the life expectancies at birth for Hispanics are years, .

    Polls indicate that the U.S. population is highly religious; most people believe in heaven and hell,1 the healing power of prayer,2 and the capacity of faith to aid in the recovery from disease How culture influences health beliefs All cultures have systems of health beliefs to explain what causes illness, how it can be cured or treated, and who should be involved in the process. The extent to which patients perceive patient education as having cultural relevance for them can have a profound effect on their reception to information.


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