Select a specific disease (diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease,
thyroid disease, cancer, etc.) and a specific ethnic group. Write an
essay/paper and discuss the epidemiological data, health access,
diversity, the determinants of health, health literacy, religion and
health promotion for the disease and ethnic group selected. You will
need to include the following in the signature assignment:
Briefly explain the disease you selected and the ethnic group
Discuss the epidemiological data and how the disease can be
prevented or managed by looking at this data.
Discuss health access and diversity of the selected ethnic
group.
Explain how the determinants of health, such as personal,
social, economic, and environmental factors influence health
status.
Discuss health literacy, religion and health promotion in
regards to the disease and ethnic group selected.