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How Cultural Barriers Challenge Access to Medical Care: Understanding How Latinx Communities Utilize Holistic Medicine

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This project was made possible by the NSF Idaho EPSCoR Program and by the National Science Foundation under Award No. OIA-1757324.

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to understand the cultural barriers that affect the Latinx community’s access to medical care in Teton Valley, Idaho. Many Latinx residents continue to have fear or surrounding access to Medicare care due to cultural differences and existing immigration policies. Using semi-structured interviews, we will examine the factors that affect access to medical care and how individuals choose to use Western medicine and/or holistic and alternative medicine.

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How Cultural Barriers Challenge Access to Medical Care: Understanding How Latinx Communities Utilize Holistic Medicine

The purpose of this research is to understand the cultural barriers that affect the Latinx community’s access to medical care in Teton Valley, Idaho. Many Latinx residents continue to have fear or surrounding access to Medicare care due to cultural differences and existing immigration policies. Using semi-structured interviews, we will examine the factors that affect access to medical care and how individuals choose to use Western medicine and/or holistic and alternative medicine.