Arab American Immigrants in New York: Health Care and Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs

@article{Shah2007ArabAI,
  title={Arab American Immigrants in New York: Health Care and Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs},
  author={Susan M. Shah and Claudia Ayash and Nora Alarifi Pharaon and Francesca M. Gany},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={429-436}
}
Arab immigrants living in the United States total between 1.5 million and 3.5 million, and have been growing in number each decade. New York’s Arab population, at 405,000, ranks third in the U.S. after California and Michigan. Despite the large numbers, little health research has focused on this population. Data about the cancer incidence, mortality, and screening practices of Arab Americans is overwhelmingly lacking. To better understand the health care and cancer knowledge, attitudes, and… CONTINUE READING
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