Socioepidemiology of Cigarette Smoking Among Cambodian Americans in Long Beach, California

  title={Socioepidemiology of Cigarette Smoking Among Cambodian Americans in Long Beach, California},
  author={R. Friis and Claire Garrido-Ortega and A. Safer and Che Wankie and Paula A. Griego and M. Forouzesh and Kirsten Trefflich and Kimthai Kuoch},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  • R. Friis, Claire Garrido-Ortega, +5 authors Kimthai Kuoch
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
  • We examined the prevalence of cigarette smoking among Cambodian Americans in Long Beach, California. A stratified random sample of 1,414 adult respondents was selected from 15 census tracts with high concentrations of Cambodian Americans. The prevalence of current smokers was 13.0%; the sex-specific prevalence of smoking was 24.4% for men and 5.4% for women. The mean age of the sample was 50.5 years; about 60% of the respondents were women. The survey response rate was 90.5% among households in… CONTINUE READING
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