HNSC 3184 Health Disparities in the United States: A Multideterministic Perspective

3 hours; 3 credits

A comprehensive, multideterminist perspective of health disparities in the United States. The multiple factors that interact to produce health disparities within populations including access, utilization, and quality of health care services, biological/genetic factors, culture/ethnicity and their impact on health status, environmental and occupational factors that affect health status, lifestyle factors, psychological factors, sociodemographic factors, and socioeconomic status. The student will develop skills necessary to critically review health disparity research, (Not open to students who have taken Health and Nutrition Sciences 2184.)

Prerequisite: Health and Nutrition Sciences 1100.

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