Little is known about the health of Asian American and Pacific Islander AAPI women, a rapidly growing population marked by diverse sociodemographic characteristics, health needs, and access to and use of health services. This commentary provides broad recommendations for research, program development, and policy development based on the first-ever White House Initiative report on AAPIs. These recommendations address the issues of data, access, civil rights, community capacity, and the need to recognize ethnic subgroups among the AAPI population. Reflecting on the events of the past year, the recommendations provide direction for public health to address the health and well-being of AAPI women.
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Telephone interview using random-digit dialing, stratified to over-sample adults living in areas with disproportionately large numbers of minorities. Reports of health care experiences and trust in the doctor at the last visit, and overall satisfaction with care and desire to change doctors in the last 2 years. In multivariable analyses, Asian Americans were less likely than whites to report that they were very satisfied with care odds ratio [OR], 0. However, they were not significantly less likely than whites to trust their doctors OR, 0. In a national survey, Asian Americans were less likely to receive counseling and less likely to report positive interactions with their doctors than white respondents. More research is needed to determine the reasons for these differences.
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Skip Navigation. Overview Demographics : This racial group is defined as people having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. According to the Census Bureau population estimate, there are Asian Americans account for 5.
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