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Poverty, ethnic identity, and health care

Bonnie Bullough

Poverty, ethnic identity, and health care

by Bonnie Bullough

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Poor -- Medical care -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Bonnie Bullough [and] Vern L. Bullough.
      ContributionsBullough, Vern L., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA445 .B86
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 226 p.
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5472121M
      ISBN 100390153257
      LC Control Number73175285
      OCLC/WorldCa324144

      Despite ongoing societal progress with regard to racial equality across all areas of society, notable disparities remain in the level of health care black, Hispanic and other ethnic groups receive when compared with non-Hispanic whites, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fact sheet detailed.. All nursing professionals need to have a nuanced understanding of the major factors. 1. J Health Soc Behav. Dec;13(4) Poverty, ethnic identity and preventive health care. Bullough B. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Cited by:

      Request PDF | A Developing Theology of Poverty and Health Applied to Nursing Education | Throughout history, the issue of poverty has been a problem in society. In this article, examination of Missing: ethnic identity. Yet it is also possible that poor health leads to poverty or near-poverty because of high health-care expenses and decreased work hours. Recent evidence supports this causal linkage, as serious health problems in adulthood often do force people to reduce their work hours or .

      Examining the Complexities Between Health Disparities and Poverty. Methodology and Procedure. For the purposes of this project, the term health disparities refers to the differences between one population and another in terms of overall rate of disease incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality, or Size: KB. The economic and political structures which sustain poverty and discrimination need to be transformed in order for poverty and poor health to be tackled. Marginalised groups and vulnerable individuals are often worst affected, deprived of the information, money or access to health services that would help them prevent and treat disease.


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Poverty, ethnic identity, and health care by Bonnie Bullough Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book tries to present the health care problems of the major ethnic minority groups in perspective. Although poverty is probably the most crucial variable in the genesis of these problems, there are still many subtle and not so subtle forms of discrimination operating in the health by: the health care delivery problem --immigrant minority groups --black Americans --the Spanish-speaking minority groups --the native Americans --poverty and hunger transcend racial lines --mental health and mental illness --discrimination and segregation --improving health care delivery.

Racial and ethnic disparities in health care are known to reflect access to care and other issues that arise from differing socioeconomic conditions.

There is, however, increasing evidence that even after such differences are accounted for, race and ethnicity remain significant predictors of the quality of health care /5(9). Low income mothers from three Los Angeles poverty areas, representing three ethnic groups, were questioned about the preventive health care they had obtained for themselves and their children.

It was found that the more well known barriers to the utilization of preventive services were reinforced by alienation, including feelings of powerlessness, hopelessness and social by:   In Matters Of Health Care And Poverty, The United States Is Ill-informed And Heartless The American health care and poverty debates are rife ethnic identity elitist biases and falsehoods.

07/14/ am ET Updated Mental Health America believes that it is essential that all aspects of mental health systems be reflective of the diversity of the communities that they serve and that mental health agencies strive to become and remain culturally and linguistically competent.

A culturally and linguistically competent mental health system incorporates skills, attitudes, and policies to ensure that it is effectively. Similarly, although Mexican Americans are low in SES and have the lowest rates of prenatal care use of any racial/ethnic group in the United States, they have infant Poverty outcomes that are comparable or better than that of the white by: 5.

The word poverty provokes strong emotions and many questions. In the United States, the official poverty thresholds are set by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Persons with income less than that deemed sufficient to purchase basic needs—food, shelter, clothing, and other essentials—are designated as poor.

ently in terms of their ethnic identities (Phinney, ). Ethnic identity is a multidimensional construct composed of a sense of belonging, involvement in activities associated with one’s identified group, and/or knowledge and interest in one’s heritage.

Ethnic identity evolves over time, and the label. The first book to address the fundamental nexus that binds poverty and income inequality to soaring health care utilization and spending, Poverty and the Myths of Health Care Reform is a must-read for medical professionals, public health scholars, politicians, and anyone concerned with the heavy burden of inequality on the health of Americans/5(9).

POVERTY, IDENTITY AND HEALTH CARE mothers indicated that all of their older children had received a check-up some time in the last year, 6 per cent reported that all of the children had seen a doctor some time in their life, 7 per cent reported some of the children had received a physical examina-tion at some time, while 38 per cent re.

Poverty and. ethnicity: A review of evidence. Authors. Helen Barnard and Claire Turner, Policy and Research, other aspects of identity such as gender, age, religion, disability, health implications of this for informal and formal care services, labourFile Size: KB.

Poverty & Health. According to the U.S. Census Bureau an estimated % of the U.S. population ( million people) are living in poverty. Having limited resources creates competing priorities for meeting basic needs, and too often, health care is neglected in order to secure more immediate necessities such as housing and food.

ERIC - EJ - Poverty, Ethnic Identity and Preventive Health Care, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, A study involving low-income mothers in Los Angeles showed that barriers to the utilization of preventive services were reinforced by by: That book was one of the first to use the label “ethnic psychology” to talk about the psychology of ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States.

A few years later, we realized that acculturation was one of the key principles in ethnic psychology and that it was time to update the early work in the field, to identify theoretical.

Health, United States includes a variety of tables with breakdowns by poverty status. In their data for children under 18 with “no usual source of healthcare” show 4% of all children had no usual source of healthcare. Poverty affects our economy, overburdens our health care and criminal justice systems, and the ability of our education system to ensure that children achieve to high levels.

In a January opinion piece, New York Times writer Charles Blow talked about the need to reduce our “obscene level of childhood poverty.”.

The book not only compares income poverty of religious minorities criteria than on ethnic identity. Moreover, the policies sacrifice economic efficiency and quality of education, and breed complacency among minority groups.

As reservations do not address the economic condition of the health status and access to health care. Moreover, Leon and Walt write, “Our view is that health inequalities and inequities are ultimately ethical issues: a perspective that is implicit throughout this book: Working towards the elimination of absolute poverty and the adverse health consequences that accompany it, is essentially to be justified on moral grounds not in terms of Cited by: 2.

Low income mothers from three Los Angeles poverty areas, representing three ethnic groups, were questioned about the preventive health care they had obtained for themselves and their children.

Poverty's harsh effects on health start before babies are born and pile up throughout their adult lives.

With stressed-filled homes, shaky nutrition, toxic environments and health-care gaps of.Postnote January Number Ethnicity and health Page 2 Box 2: Examples of ethnic health inequalities Cardio-vascular disease (CVD) Men born in South Asia are 50% more likely to have a heart attack or angina than men in the general population.

Bangladeshis have the highest rates, followed by Pakistanis, then Indians and other South Asians.Books on Poverty and Inequality Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.