Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 20, issue 2, P364-377 2009 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0137 View full text
Z. Jennifer Huang, Stella M. Yu, Xiao Wei Liu, Darwin Young, Frank Y. Wong

Abstract: While Asian Americans are less likely than most Americans to use health services, little is known about their barriers to pediatric care. This study seeks to describe the prevalence of delayed/forgone pediatric care and its association with parental acculturation status in recent-immigrant Chinese families. Survey data were obtained from 76 families across two community services sites. Half of the surveyed families reported delayed/forgone pediatric care in the previous 12 months. Low-income families in suburb…

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