Analyze the health status of a specificminority group. Select a minority group that is represented in the UnitedStates (examples include: American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian American, Blackor African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.)
In an essay of 750-1,000 words, compare andcontrast the health status of the minority group you have selected to thenational average. Consider the cultural, socioeconomic, and sociopoliticalbarriers to health. How do race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and educationinfluence health for the minority group you have selected? Address thefollowing in your essay:
- What is the current health status of this minority group?
- How is health promotion defined by the group?
- What health disparities exist for this group?
Describe at least one approach using the threelevels of health promotion prevention (primary, secondary, and tertiary) thatis likely to be the most effective given the unique needs of the minority groupyou have selected. Provide an explanation of why it might be the most effectivechoice. Cite a minimum of three references in the paper.
You will find important health informationregarding minority groups by exploring the following Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention (CDC) links:
- Minority Health: http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/index.html
- Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations: http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/populations/remp.html
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