Explain the concept of diversity as it describes the American people.

Explain the concept of diversity as it describes the American people.Explain the impact of a more diverse population in a country as it related to community health efforts.List the racial and ethnic categories in the United States and how these categories impact community health.Explain the role socioeconomic status plays in health disparities among racial and ethnic minority groups.Define cultural and linguistic competence and the importance of each related to the minority community and public health.Reading ListThe paper should use more outside sources than listed below. The paper will be graded based on the use of outside sources such as current events and new research insights. The grading will also include the inclusion of the major concepts and issues discussed in each of the course materials assigned for the week.
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