coh 310 culture amp health research paper

Signature Assignment – Research Paper

Due Week 4 – Saturday, Feb 29th by 11:59 pm PST

You are to develop a 5-page APA-style research paper (not including title, abstract, and reference pages), on health indicators of a specific cultural group. Analyze and describe how health disparities seen in the selected group impacts morbidity and mortality at the individual, group, community, and societal levels.

Be sure to include:

  1. Title Page
  2. Abstract
  3. Introduction to the problem and its significance:
    1. Identify a cultural group: Description of the target group, historical perspective, demographics. Clearly define cultural group in terms of history, geography and population characteristic.
  1. Description of health indicators & disparities:
    1. Identify health disparities: Health issues and disparities, morbidity and mortality rates, patterns of care, access to care, mental health issue. Clearly identify disparities by comparing descriptive epidemiology of group to majority group or other group(s).
  2. Description of health beliefs, health behaviors and contributing factors: Recommendations and conclusions: Recommendations for improving health care and reducing disparities in the selected group Provides strong, clear, convincing conclusions. Strong supporting evidence is present. Consistently relevant detail support the conclusions made. Offers recommendation(s)
    1. Identified health belief :Clearly describes commonly held attitudes, beliefs and values.
    2. Identified health behaviors: Preventive and protective health behaviors, sick-role behaviors, illness behaviors, societal health behaviors Clearly describes all common health behaviors with supporting evidence.
    3. Identified contributing factors: Barriers to health and healthcare. Clearly discusses socio – economic, language, political, religious and other factors that contribute to the health disparity
  3. Reference page (not part of page count). Use at least 5 scholarly sources; websites may be included but do not count towards your scholarly sources. Do not use .com or wikipedia, rather, Use .gov, .org, and . edu websites.
  4. Writing Stye: All sentences are well constructed with varied structure and sound natural. Each sentence is clear and has an obvious emphasis. Writer makes no errors in grammar or spelling that distract s the reader from the content. Writer makes no errors in capitalization or punctuation. Writer uses vivid words and phrases that linger or draw pictures in the reader’s mind, and the choice and placement of the words seems accurate, natural and not forced. Communication tone and word choice follow a scholarly /report – writing style (passive voice/third person).
  5. APA format & Referencing: No errors in APA style. Title page and numbering is complete and accurate. Citations and references are in proper APA format. Numerous sources are cited. All claims are supported with a professional reference.

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