Patient-centered culturally sensitive health care: model testing and refinement.

  title={Patient-centered culturally sensitive health care: model testing and refinement.},
  author={Carolyn M. Tucker and Michael Marsiske and Kenneth G. Rice and Jessica Jones Nielson and Keith Herman},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  volume={30 3},
OBJECTIVES This article presents the results of an empirical test of a literature-based Patient-Centered Culturally Sensitive Health Care Model. The model was developed to explain and improve health care for ethnically diverse patients seen in community-based primary care clinics. DESIGN Samples of predominantly low-income African American (n = 110) and non-Hispanic White American (n = 119) patients were recruited to complete questionnaires about their perceived health care provider cultural… CONTINUE READING