Demography of Exercise among Californians of Korean Descent: A Cross-Sectional Telephone Survey

  title={Demography of Exercise among Californians of Korean Descent: A Cross-Sectional Telephone Survey},
  author={C. Richard Hofstetter and Veronica L. Irvin and Katy Schmitz and Melbourne Hovell and Jeanne Nichols and Hye Ryun Kim and Richard Ledet and Joy M. Zakarian and Haeryun Park and Hee-Young Paik and Jooeun Lee},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
This study describes aerobic exercise and walking for exercise behaviors among the Korean American population, a rapidly growing minority. Data for this study were drawn from a representative survey of Californians of Korean descent (N = 2,830) conducted by telephone; 86% of eligible participants completed interviews in either Korean or English. Sample characteristics closely approximated those for Koreans in the 2000 United States Census for California. The data show that 32.8% of Koreans… CONTINUE READING


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