In 1,250-1,350 words, compare and contrast the health status of Black/African American to the national average in America considering the following.
Describe the Black/African American ethnic minority group.
Describe the current health status of Black/African American group.
How do race and ethnicity influence health for the Black/African American?
What are the health disparities that exist for the Black/African American group? What are the nutritional challenges for the Black/African American group?
Discuss the barriers to health for the Black/African American as a group resulting from culture, socioeconomics, education, and sociopolitical factors.
What health promotion activities are often practiced by the Black/African American group?
Describe at least one approach using the three levels of health promotion prevention (primary, secondary, and tertiary) that is likely to be the most effective in a care plan given the unique needs of the Black/African American minority group you have selected.
Provide an explanation of why it might be the most effective choice.
What cultural beliefs or practices must be considered when creating a care plan?
What cultural theory or model would be best to support culturally competent health promotion for this population? Why?
Cite at least 5 peer-reviewed or scholarly sources published within the last 5 years using APA 2007 with incitation