Develop an outline for your 5-page research paper on the impact of culture in the health of a specific US ethnic group

Develop an outline for your 5-page research paper on the impact of culture in the health of a specific US ethnic group

Develop an outline for your 5-page research paper on the impact of culture in the health of a specific US ethnic group 150 150 Peter

Develop an outline for your 5-page research paper on the impact of culture in the health of a

specific US ethnic group that will analyze and describe health disparities, health behaviors and

health beliefs of the target group. Your outline should include at least 3 points of information for

each of the following required sections of your paper. Each section is worth 4 points (if fully

completed correctly) and 1 point for the reference page:

• Introduction to the U.S. ethnic group (see pg. 20 of textbook for definition of ethnicity). Define

the US ethnic group in terms of history, geography and characteristics

• Identify health disparities by comparing descriptive epidemiology of group to majority group or another group

• Discusses socio-economic, language, political, religious and other factors that contribute to the

health disparities

• Describe all common health behaviors of the group with supporting and detailed evidence

• Describe commonly held attitudes, beliefs and values (health beliefs) by the group with

supporting and detailed evidence.

• Provide recommendations for improving culturally and linguistically appropriate services for

the selected group with supporting evidence and detailed support.

• Reference page. Use at least 5 scholarly sources (See chart table below regarding appropriate

resources). Websites may be included but do not count towards your scholarly sources. Do not

use .com or Wikipedia, rather, Use .gov, .org, and and. edu websites.

DO NOT QUOTE FROM YOUR SOURCES. WRITE EVERYTHING IN YOUR OWN

WORDS – SUMMARIZE AND PARAPHRASE. OUTLINES THAT INCLUDE QUOTES

WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you choose an ethnic group described in the book, you must provide new information. See Sample Outline, Sample Paper and also Chapters 9-13 for the type of information to include in your

outline.

INAPPROPRIATE APPROPRIATE

Wikipedia National Institutes of Health

Ask.com National Institute of Mental Health

blogs Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Sites where the goal is to sell something National Center for Health Statistics

Sites with no author and no clear affiliation Textbooks

Sites on a personal server U.S. Census Bureau

Sites where the goal is to influence one’s opinion U.S. Department of Health or Human Services