Health needs and services for Hispanic Americans January 1980 through July 1982, 96 citations by Charlotte Kenton

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md .

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Statementprepared by Charlotte Kenton.
SeriesLiterature search -- no. 82-13
ContributionsNational Library of Medicine (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
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Aug 22,  · Those without health insurance coverage varied among Hispanic subgroups: percent of Mexicans, percent of Puerto Ricans, percent of Cubans and percent of Central Americans.

Inpercent of the Hispanic population was not covered by health insurance, as compared to percent of the non-Hispanic white population.

Get this from a library. Health needs and services for Hispanic Americans: January through July 96 citations. [Charlotte Kenton; National Library of Medicine (U.S.)]. Diabetes is a more prevalent cause of death for for non-Hispanic black Americans than whites. a book club might read a book exploring healthy Some projects and information aimed specifically at health problems that disproportionately affect African Americans: • Black Women's Health Imperative Nonprofit organization focused on the well.

May 05,  · Federal government is. Helping eligible Hispanics get insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Working to build capacity in communities to use community health workers (promotores de salud) to help improve the health of Hispanic hamptonsbeachouse.comging existing programs to improve community health services and access to preventive care.

The Spanish language and culture are common bonds for many Hispanic Americans, regardless of whether they trace their ancestry to Africa, Asia, Europe, or the Americas. The immigrant experience is another common bond. Nevertheless, Hispanic Americans are very heterogeneous in the circumstances of their migration and in other characteristics.

To understand their mental health needs, it is. Unmet Health Care Needs. Nonemergency care for Latino adults, especially men and older nonworking adults, is a major unmet need.

Preventive services are underused, even among some insured families, because of coverage limitations, large deductibles, and by: May 10,  · This infographic provides data on the current status of health and health care for Hispanics, including measures of their health coverage, health access and use, and health outcomes.

Jan 27,  · Asthma and Hispanic Americans (Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health) Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics and Latinos (American Cancer Society) Also in Spanish; CDC Vital Signs: Hispanic Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Also in Spanish.

Get this from a library. A national study to assess the service needs of the Hispanic elderly: final report. [Carmela G Lacayo; Asociación Nacional Pro Personas Mayores (U.S.)]. Mar 30,  · Health care industry must adapt to growing Hispanic population. Hispanics are the fastest growing segment of the U.S.

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and Health Promotion in Latino Populations. on Health Promotion in Latino. While significant progress has been made to respond to the mental health service needs of the Hispanic population in general, relatively little attention has been directed to identifying, understanding and addressing the mental health service problems, concerns and needs of.

Feb 10,  · Ease of finding long-term care services that meet the needs of U.S. Hispanics U.S. Hispanic adults that had communication issues with a health provider in Each year from Sept.

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She has more. In SeptemberHispanic Federation launched the Hispanic Lung Health Education Campaign, a public education and advocacy campaign intended to raise awareness about asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and smoking cessation.

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Your Heart, Your Life: A Community Health Worker’s Manual for the Hispanic Community is designed to help promotores teach an lesson course on heart health education. Health and Health Care of Hispanic/Latino American Older Adults eCampus Geriatrics IN THE DIVISION OF GENERAL INTERNAL. Aug 22,  · Profile: Black/African Americans Finally, percent of non-Hispanic blacks in comparison to percent of non-Hispanic whites were uninsured.

Health: According to Census Bureau projections, the life expectancies at birth for blacks are years, with years for women, and years for men. For non-Hispanic whites the. Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Latino Elders. By: Latino Geriatric Mental Health Workgroup of New York City. Older adults from minority cultures who have mental health problems face an array of issues above and beyond the usual geriatric mental health problems.

Literature on the mental health of Hispanics is reviewed in this book, which is organized according to a conceptual framework encompassing clinical service research.

The book's division into five main sections reflects the five phases of the framework, which span the sequence beginning when a person experiences mental or emotional distress and ending after mental health providers have Cited by: 7.

The following are examples of some of the health disparities that affect the Hispanic population when raise awareness of the particular health care needs of the Hispanic and Latino population. Cancer and Hispanic Americans. US Department of Health and Human Services.

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Lack of Health Insurance. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, in19% of people identifying as Hispanic had no form of health insurance. The Affordable Care Act is making it easier. Health and Human Services Nevada State Health Needs Assessment Executive Summary.

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Health needs and services for Hispanic Americans: January through July96 citations / prepared by Charlotte Kenton. Format Book Published Bethesda, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, Description 7.

Aug 26,  · Field of Work: Health status of Mexican American immigrants. The health of second-generation Mexican Americans in the United States is not uniformly worse than that of their parents. Issue: Despite their low socioeconomic status, Mexican Americans tend to be healthier than non-Hispanic Whites.

At the same time, many studies suggest that first. This book is the product of a unique collaboration between the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Office of Minority Health (OMH), and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (formerly known.

Health Policy And The Hispanic [Antonio Furino] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Exploring the many dimensions of Hispanic health issues, this book updates interested readers with recent information and offers a view of the magnitudeCited by: Jan 01,  · Yet, he points out, Hispanic Americans already struggle to find mental and behavioral health care, even in culturally diverse areas.

Only % of psychologists can provide services in Spanish, and only % of psychologists are Bailey, Deborah. Additionally, million non-Hispanic Americans also speak Spanish at home for a total of million.

With 40% of Hispanic and Latino Americans being immigrants, and with many of the 60% who are U.S.-born being the children or grandchildren of immigrants, bilingualism is the norm in the community at large. At home, at least 69% of all.

Context: There is a need for models of health care that provide accessible, culturally appropriate, quality services to the population of Hispanic migrant farmworkers at risk for or diagnosed with.

Feb 25,  · National study identifies health risks for Hispanics/Latinos. and we need to know and document their health problems to better serve their health care needs going forward,” Daviglus said.

“This study is the foundation for those efforts.” The nonprofit National Alliance for Hispanic Health produced a booklet for participants that Phone: () Feb 05,  · Every racial or ethnic group has specific health concerns. Differences in the health of groups can result from Genetics Environmental factors Access to care Cultural factors On this page, you’ll find links to health issues that affect Hispanic Americans.

Bythe number of elderly Hispanics is projected to double, with another doubling by Although health services targeting this group today should focus on the needs of children and young adults, there will be a pressing need for specialized Hispanic geriatric services in the very near by: 2.

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Consumer health services and collections for Hispanics: an introduction. Medical reference services quarterly, v. 21, spring RM4 vol. Washington, The National Alliance for Hispanic Health, c 47 p. Electronic format.2 The State of Health Disparities in the United States.

As part of its statement of task, the committee was asked to review the state of health disparities in the United States and to explore the underlying conditions and root causes contributing to health inequities and the interdependent nature of the factors that create them (drawing from existing literature and syntheses on health.

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