PowerPoint Presentation - Cultural Health Beliefs Study Report

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Table 2. Cultural health beliefs anddoctor-patient relationship (Aim2: H2)
0.027
-0.186
-0.151
-0.006
My cultural background plays a big part in how I feel about my illness and gettingwell
-0.156
0.030
0.162
-0.079
Health professionals control my health
-0.247**
-0.336
-0.172
-0.191**
Luck plays a big part in determining how soon I will recover from an illness
0.040
0.031
-0.120
0.005
My family situation has a lot to do with my becoming sick or staying healthy
0.190*
-0.090
0.207
0.170**
I am in control of my health
0.039
-0.049
-0.021
0.045
Harboring a lot of anger can make a person vulnerable to illness
-0.112
-0.062
-0.081
-0.101
When people get sick it is the will of God or a higher power
Mexican
Korean
Chinese
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Doctor-patient relationship (r)

Healthbeliefs items
*p<0.05, **p<0.01
Cultural health beliefs and patient-doctor relationship

BCS who endorsed the belief that they were in control of their health were more likely to report greater doctor-patient satisfaction.

BCS who endorsed the belief that luck played a big part in determining their health were less likely to report satisfaction in the doctor-patient relationship.