Medical Pluralism of Chinese Women Living in the United States

  title={Medical Pluralism of Chinese Women Living in the United States},
  author={Christine M Wade and Maria T. Chao and Fredi Kronenberg},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
This study provides national prevalence estimates for complementary and alternative (CAM) use, visits to doctors for health problems, and the effects of acculturation on health practices in Chinese women living in the United States. A national telephone survey of 3,172 women on their use of complementary and alternative medicine was conducted in 2001. This study focuses on a subsample of 804 Chinese-American women who were asked about health practices and service utilization. Interviews were… CONTINUE READING


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