Caring for Somali women: implications for clinician-patient communication.

  title={Caring for Somali women: implications for clinician-patient communication.},
  author={Jennifer K Carroll and Ronald Epstein and Kevin Fiscella and Teresa F. Gipson and Ellen M. Volpe and Pascal Jean-Pierre},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  volume={66 3},
OBJECTIVE We sought to identify characteristics associated with favorable treatment in receipt of preventive healthcare services, from the perspective of resettled African refugee women. METHODS Individual, in-depth interviews with 34 Somali women in Rochester, NY, USA. Questions explored positive and negative experiences with primary health care services, beliefs about respectful versus disrespectful treatment, experiences of racism, prejudice or bias, and ideas about removing access… CONTINUE READING
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