Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 18, issue 4A, P197-217 2007 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2007.0118 View full text
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Gordon. Willis, Elaine. Zahnd

Abstract: A persistent challenge to self-report data across racial, ethnic, or cultural groups is the inherent difficulty of attaining cross-cultural comparability of key measures. The current research study investigated the cross-cultural functioning of health-survey questions presented to four groups: (1) Koreans who were monolingual in Korean; (2) non-Korean native speakers of English; (3) bilingual Koreans interviewed in English, and (4) bilingual Koreans interviewed in Korean. This design allowed us to include thos…

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