Smoking among Chinese Americans: behavior, knowledge, and beliefs.

  title={Smoking among Chinese Americans: behavior, knowledge, and beliefs.},
  author={Elena S.H. Yu and Edwin H. Chen and Katherine K. Kim and S. K. Abdulrahim},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={92 6},
Objectives. This report describes and examines factors significantly associated with smoking among Chinese Americans, using multiple logistic regression methods. Methods. We conducted a population-based survey (n = 644, age = 40-69 years) in Chicago's Chinatown using a Chinese questionnaire based on the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Results. Smoking prevalence was 34% for males and 2% for females. Some 93% of current smokers had smoked regularly for 10 or more years. Low education… CONTINUE READING


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