Health Issues in Korean Americans.

  title={Health Issues in Korean Americans.},
  author={Howard Kyongju Koh and Hesung Chun Koh},
  journal={Asian American and Pacific Islander journal of health},
  volume={1 2},
PURPOSE: This article summarizes demographic characteristics of Korean Americans and reviews health issues in this population. METHODS: The authors reviewed census data, monographs, books and medical literature published in the English language. FINDINGS: Korean Americans are one of the fastest growing Asian American groups in the United States. They are a heterogeneous population, differing in their cultural, religious and linguistic norms. Early data suggest that Korean Americans have lower… CONTINUE READING