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WGSS 499/599 Race, Gender, Health & Ethnicity

Search Suggestions

Example topics

  • Somali women and heath issues in Oregon
    • start with: Somali women in the United States health
    • then look at Oregonlive for news articles about Somali women
  • Effect of malaria on pregnant women in Ethiopia
    • malaria pregnancy Ethiopia*
  • Food security issues in Oregon (specific area)
    • "food security" oregon
  • LGBTQ students and suicide
    • in addition to the above, try gay students and suicide; lgbt students and suicide
    • are the students high school, college or ?
  • Native American and diabetes another student is also doing a topic on native americans
    • "Native Americans" diabetes and disparities
    • "Native Americans" diabetes and socio-cultural
  • African American women and low birth weight

Uncovering Socio-cultural Influences

Consider adding these words to your searches for locating literature about socio-cultural influences:


disparity or disparities


emotional well-being

social well-being

barriers or cultural barriers