J Am Diet Assoc. 1979 Apr; 74(4): 463-4.
Mexican-American views of Anglo medical and dietetic practices.
Institutions involved in health care delivery and foodservice to a population with large ethnic communities might increase their effectiveness if they knew the possible influences of the folklore or local customs of these groups on the attitudes of their patients. The observations and survey of Spanish-speaking patients by the Department of Food Services at the University of Arizona Health Science Center should be a stimulus for further study of ethnic groups by health professionals.