Health Issues in Korean Americans.

@article{Koh1993HealthII,
  title={Health Issues in Korean Americans.},
  author={Howard Kyongju Koh and Hesung Chun Koh},
  journal={Asian American and Pacific Islander journal of health},
  year={1993},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={
          176-193
        }
}
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