Knowledge and use of preventive health practices among Korean women in Los Angeles county.

@article{Sohn2005KnowledgeAU,
  title={Knowledge and use of preventive health practices among Korean women in Los Angeles county.},
  author={Linda Sohn and Nancy D. Harada},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          167-78
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aims of this study are to determine (1) knowledge and use of preventive health practices, and (2) the relationship between acculturation and preventive health practices, in Korean women. METHODS The data came from the 2000 Korean American Health Survey (KAHS), which includes 656 women. The dependent variables included use of pap smears, physical examinations and mammograms, and use and knowledge of self-breast examinations. Independent variables included demographic and… CONTINUE READING
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