Male children who are usually more independent are valued because they continue

Male children who are usually more independent are

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Male children, who are usually more independent, are valued because they continue the family name. Grandparents assume an active role in rearing grandchildren.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Puerto Rican Family Roles and Organization During the past 2 decades, Puerto Rican families have experienced an increased incidence of pregnancy among teenagers and unmarried women. Homosexuality continues to be a taboo topic that carries a great stigma among Puerto Ricans. Same-sex behavior is often undisclosed to avoid family rejection and preserve family and support.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Puerto Rican Workforce Issues In general, Puerto Rican men and women readily assimilate into the dominant U.S. work environment. Most Puerto Ricans are hardworking, like competition, and often make extended efforts to please their employers.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Puerto Rican Workforce Issues While most migrant Puerto Ricans are task oriented and meticulous about the presentation of their work, some have a relativistic view of time and may not value regular attendance and punctuality in the workforce. Most Puerto Ricans are cheerful, have a positive attitude, and value personal relationships at work.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Puerto Rican Workforce Issues Men are socialized to display confidence at work and assume leadership positions with autonomy. Less educated immigrants are more likely to conform to the behavioral norms of the workplace and avoid personal conflict or confrontations in an effort to maintain positive relationships. Some women find themselves in conflict with traditional values when in a competitive, assertive work environment.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Puerto Rican Biocultural Ecology Given the heritage of Puerto Ricans, who are a mixture of Native Indian, African, and Spanish heritage, some may have dark skin, thick kinky hair, and a wide flat nose; others are white skinned with straight auburn hair and hazel or black eyes.
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Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach, 4th Edition Puerto Rican Biocultural Ecology Puerto Ricans on the mainland face a high incidence of mental illness among younger adults, and cardiopulmonary and osteomuscular diseases afflict the elderly.
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