Fatalism and Health Promoting Behaviors in Chinese and Korean Immigrants and Caucasians

  title={Fatalism and Health Promoting Behaviors in Chinese and Korean Immigrants and Caucasians},
  author={L. Heiniger and K. Sherman and Laura-Kate E Shaw and D. Costa},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  • L. Heiniger, K. Sherman, +1 author D. Costa
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
  • Fatalism has been associated with non-adherence to health behavior in the past. This study compared fatalism of Chinese and Korean immigrants with native-born Caucasians (N = 309) and examined whether the relationship between fatalism and exercise, nutrition and medical screening would be moderated by ethnicity. Chinese reported higher fatalism than Caucasians and Koreans. Higher fatalism was associated with greater exercise among Chinese and Koreans, but less reported exercise among Caucasians… CONTINUE READING
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