A Bi-National Comparative Study of Health Behaviors of Koreans in South Korea and Korean Americans in California

@article{Ryu2012ABC,
  title={A Bi-National Comparative Study of Health Behaviors of Koreans in South Korea and Korean Americans in California},
  author={So Yeon Ryu and Catherine M. Crespi and Annette E Maxwell},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={1073-1081}
}
Few studies have compared health behaviors of Koreans in their home country and Korean Americans. Using 2009 data from the Community Health Survey (South Korea) and the California Health Interview Survey (USA), we compared native Koreans and Korean Americans, grouped by level of acculturation, on prevalence of specific health behaviors and self-rated health, and conducted multiple logistic regression comparing the odds of these behaviors among the groups adjusted for demographic variables… CONTINUE READING

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