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african american

-personal quesions = invasion of privacy
-DON'T look ELDERS in the eye
may make eye contact for 2-4 sec
-ask before touching
-WOMEN are decision makers
-consult herbalist or folk healer (voodoo)

2

amish

-conservative
-SIMPLE LIFE
-discuss health care decisions with husband and wife
-marry with in community
-admission needs approval from bishop

3

native americans/american indians

-silence is respect
-EYE contact = DISRESPECT
-only women can witness birth
-massages = bonding for mom and baby
-older the wiser
-use herbal practices
-illness is caused by imbalance between person and environment

4

asian america

-EYE contact = RUDE
-head NODDING DOESNT always mean YES
-NO = disrespect
-avoid touching opposite sex
-illness = imbalance between positive and negative
(yin & yang)

5

hispanic americans

-AVOID EYE contact with authorities
-avoid ADMIRING CHILD = EVIL EYE
-likes hugs and handshakes
-illness is a punishment from god
-children are most valuable in family
-communicate with MALE head of family

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european americans (white)

-EYE contact = TRUSTWORTHINESS