Vulnerability of older Latino and Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.

@article{Kim2011VulnerabilityOO,
  title={Vulnerability of older Latino and Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.},
  author={Giyeon Kim and Courtney B Worley and Rebecca S Allen and Latrice D Vinson and Martha R Crowther and Patricia Parmelee and David A. Chiriboga},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={1246-52}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore the implications of limited English proficiency (LEP) for disparities in health status and healthcare service use of older Latino and Asian immigrants. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of existing secondary data. SETTING The 2007 California Health Interview Survey. PARTICIPANTS Latino and Asian immigrants aged 60 and older (n=1,745) were divided into three language proficiency groups: older adults who have LEP, are proficient in English but also speak another language… CONTINUE READING

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