How do you think this cultural and linguistic diversity effects the city™s health care service and system?

 

How do you think this cultural and linguistic diversity effects the city™s health care service and system?

 

 

Healthcare

New York City is the most linguistically and religiously diverse city in the world. The 8.4 million inhabitants communicate in some 800 different languages across the five boroughs “ the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. New York is also a religious city: 83% of New Yorkers are affiliated to some organized religion. This is a rate of adherents larger than that of the state, New York State (75%), and one of the highest in the entire United States. Christians comprise about 70% of the population; 40% of whom are Catholic and 30% Protestant. They attend approximately 2000 churches and 4000 informal places of worship such as community halls and homes, thus a total of some 6000 churches. New York City also boasts the world™s largest cathedral, the Episcopal Church of St John the Divine. 12% of New Yorker claim Jewish decent. There are more Jews in New York City than there are in the Jerusalem city limits. They have more than 1000 synagogues “ 70% permanent and 30% temporary places “ at their service. There are almost a million Muslims in New York City. (Some sources claim 1.4 million; the New York City Community Affairs Bureau states the figure as 800 000.) There are more than 100 mosques in the city, plus an unknown number of small mosques that worshipers set up in their apartments or places that are not visible from the street.

How do you think this cultural and linguistic diversity effects the city™s health care service and system? Do structures need to put in place to service this patient population that other cities do not need?

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