Health Literacy and Associated Factors Among Hmong American Immigrants: Addressing the Health Disparities

  title={Health Literacy and Associated Factors Among Hmong American Immigrants: Addressing the Health Disparities},
  author={Belle P Khuu and Hee Yun Lee and Anne Q. Zhou},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
Hmong Americans face a disproportionate health burden ranging from the high prevalence of diabetes to depressive disorders. Little research attention has been paid toward exploring contributing factors to this disparity. As such, the present study seeks to fill the gap in the literature by examining the health literacy levels in Hmong Americans and its associated factors. The present study employed Andersen’s behavioral model of health service as the theoretical framework. A cross-sectional… Expand
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