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What cultures believe touch is an essential part of healthcare, they don't need medications once symptoms are resolved, rely heavily on religion, rely on minister for end of life decisions when family members disagree?

African American

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What culture is preventive healthcare NOT a priority and they won't be back until they have another problem?

African American

3

The highest incidence of prostate cancer in the world is among:

Jamacin descent, so consider in African Americans

4

Who believes in voodoo?

Hatians, African Americans

5

Who is the leader of the family in hispanic families?

The mother or grandmother from the husband's side

6

What culture believes in a balance of hot and cold, wet and dry, illness is treated with the opposite kind of medicine?

hispanic

7

Who believes in the evil eye, mal de ojo?

The evil eye

8

What is a curandero?

Hispanic native healer, may come into home and bless the home, may dress like a gypspy

9

Which culture is associated with the use of herbal preperations?

Asian

10

In which culture is eye contact a sign of disrespect?

Asian

11

What ethnic minority culture is the best insured?

US Asians

12

What culture seeks US healthcare providers second line?

Asians

13

This group appreciates drug safety more than efficacy so they make take smaller doses than they are supposed to.

Japaneese

14

Believe in yin/yang, hot cold therapies

Chineese

15

What group subscribes to yin/yang, feels shame for being ill as it is a punishment from God, wears amulets?

Filipino

16

The term elder in the Native American comunity doesn't depend on age, it depends on:

leadership, position in community, community service

17

This group believes healing is a sacred work in the tribe:

Native American

18

This group has a low pain tolerance, perceive eye contact as respect, have high expectations disease will be cured through prescriptions, males are viewed as the dominant force and final decision maker, use alternative sources of healthcare. 

Causasian

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