Hlth 236 - population-specific issues health-related and...

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Keywords Chapter 8 Social class- Socioeconomic status- Income- Poverty- Poverty threshold- Occupational prestige- Wealth- Net worth- Social causation theory- Social selection theory (social drift)- Socioeconomic context- Income inequality- Chapter 9 Risk behavior- Prevention behavior- Illness behavior- Primary prevention- Secondary prevention- Tertiary prevention- Obesity/overweight- Body mass index- Chapter 10 Mortality crossover- Doctor-patient race concordance- Chapter 11 Indian Health Service- Environmental justice- Chapter 12 Culture bound syndrome- Complementary and alternative medicine- Allocentrism- Acculturation- Chapter 13 Hispanic epidemiological paradox-
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Healthy migrant hypothesis- “Salmon bias” hypothesis- Data reliability hypothesis- Risk factors hypothesis- Chapter 14 Cultural competence- the demonstrated awareness and integration of three
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Unformatted text preview: population-specific issues: health-related and cultural values, disease incidence and prevalence, and treatment efficacy. Also, a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency or among professionals and enable effective work in cross-cultural situations. Community-based participatory research (CBPR)-helps to empower communities, providing community leaders with skills that will help to make the program sustainable. The new skills sets also help community members to more independently and effectively take on other projects on other topics. Community health workers-can be highly effective advocates for community interests. Cultural tailoring-Culturally and linguistically appropriate health care services (CLAS)-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course HLTH 236 taught by Professor Toone during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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