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eth·nic group

(eth'nik grūp),
A social group characterized by a distinctive social and cultural tradition maintained from generation to generation, a common history and origin, and a sense of identification with the group; members have distinctive features in their way of life, shared experiences, and often a common genetic heritage; these features may be reflected in their experience of health and disease.

ethnic group

Social medicine A group whose members (1) have a sense of common origins; (2) claim a common and distinctive Hx and destiny; (3) possess one or more dimensions of collective cultural individuality; (4) have a sense of unique collective solidarity. See Cultural awareness, Race.

eth·nic group

(eth'nik grūp)
A social group characterized by a distinctive social and cultural tradition maintained from generation to generation, a common history and origin, and a sense of identification with the group.

eth·nic group

(eth'nik grūp)
Social group characterized by distinctive social and cultural tradition maintained from generation to generation, common history and origin, and sense of identification with group; may be reflected in experience of health and disease.
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Three categories had average hourly earnings above those of their white British counterparts: Chinese (30.9% higher), Indian (12.0%) and mixed/multiple ethnic groups (2.5%).
It showed that the term "poor" is equated with the ethnic group name "Roma".
The dental anthropologists have done extensive work on relationship between dental morphological variations and ancestry.4-8 The future tooth morphological features as a result of immigration will show the prominent changes in dental makeup of ethnic groups e.g in Caucasoid population the shoveling in incisor is found very rarely that is less than 5%, while on the other hand the shoveling is major characteristic of Japanese and Chinese population and also present in patients with down syndrome so the clinician must be aware to manage these morphological variations in teeth.9
He however stressed that the AU should now push through the mechanisms recommended in the report and in the peace agreement signed in August to establish a hybrid court to try those responsible for the mass murder of members of an ethnic group.
Nonetheless, the author skillfully uses the writings of prominent academicians and researchers to present the ways in which the Baloch, Sindhi, and Mohair ethnic conflicts in Pakistan took shape in their respective historical contexts and outlines probable future scenarios regarding the relationships between the Pakistan state and government and ethnic groups and movements (pp.
critical periods in ethnic group life, which are characterized by internal conflicts, leading to a weakening, decay, and sometimes to the destruction of the state established by this group [8].
The ethnicity were divided into two groups: 1) Turkman: The inter marriage of this ethnic group with other ethnic group were rare therefore, this ethnic group can be recognized as pure race.
In the comparable groups of obese and normal weight subjects of both the genders 8 volunteers again of each ethnic group with no honey consumption were approached a couple of days prior to blood sampling for reminding of 12 hours fasting.
The upgrade reflects improvement in the Ethnic group's financial risk profile, led by significant equity infusion and diminished risk associated with the large capital expenditure (capex) for commissioning threshing plant on account of near completion stage.
The article was titled "Indians top drive-drinking offenders list in Dubai." This is no great shock for Kipp, since Indians make up the largest ethnic group in Dubai, with recent estimates putting their number at 1.75 million.
Poverty has a much bigger impact on the educational performance of white British pupils than on any other ethnic group, according to studies.
The Special Assembly dominated by the Maoists proposed last month that the country be divided into 14 states, reserving special political privileges for the largest ethnic group in each state.

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