Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 20, issue 2, P395-414 2009 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0144 View full text
Dennis T. Kao

Abstract: Recent immigrant assimilation literature has highlighted the tremendous heterogeneity that exists within foreign-born and U.S.-born second generation populations-and thus, the importance of a broader generational cohort framework that encompasses nativity, immigrant generation, age at arrival, and parental nativity. Using data from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey, this paper examines generational cohort differences in access to health services among Asian and Latino immigrant adults. Results showed…

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