Beyond the "model minority" stereotype: trends in health risk behaviors among Asian/Pacific Islander high school students.

@article{Lee2009BeyondT,
  title={Beyond the "model minority" stereotype: trends in health risk behaviors among Asian/Pacific Islander high school students.},
  author={S. J. Lee and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  year={2009},
  volume={79 8},
  pages={347-54}
}
BACKGROUND Asian/Pacific Islander (API) students have been stereotyped as the "model minority." The objective of this study was to examine the trends in health risk behaviors among API students who participated in the San Diego City Schools Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) between 1993 and 2005. METHODS High school students from the San Diego City School District completed the self-administered YRBS between 1993 and 2005. Among sexually active students, logistic regression for survey data… CONTINUE READING
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