Effects of acculturation on smoking behavior in Asian Americans: a meta-analysis.

@article{Choi2008EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of acculturation on smoking behavior in Asian Americans: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Sarah E. Choi and Sally H. Rankin and Anita Stewart and Roberta K Oka},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={67-73}
}
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is the most preventable risk factor for many negative health consequences, such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. In the United States, the prevalence rate in Asian immigrants is high (26%-70%), with Southeast Asian men having the highest rate. Acculturation has been associated with smoking behavior in this ethnic group. OBJECTIVE The purposes of this meta-analysis are to describe the extent to which acculturation affects smoking behavior in Asian… CONTINUE READING

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