N512 Mod4 Discussion.docx - Conduct a literature search to locate a journal article related to the health or health care practices of Mexican Cuban and

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Conduct a literature search to locate a journal article related to the health or health care practices of Mexican, Cuban, and Puerto Rican people. Present a summary of the journal article and examine how the information presented may impact your nursing practice. Please provide a copy of the journal article (or hyperlink) if possible. Professor & Class, “Hispanics, the fastest-growing ethnic population in the United States, include over 44.3 million people,” (Purnell, 2013, p. 374). Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority group in the USA and they therefore contribute to the economy, cultural diversity, and health of the nation. Assessing their health status and health needs is key to inform health policy formulation and program implementation. According to Velasco-Mondragon, Jimenez, Palladino-Davis, Davis, & Escamilla-Cejudo (2016), Hispanics comprised 17.4% of the US population (55.4 million), and this percentage is expected to increase to 28.6% (119 million) by 2060. Hispanics in the USA include native-born and foreign-born individuals immigrating from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain.
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