Asian Americans Underrepresented In Health Surveys, UMass Boston Report Says

Asian Americans face significant health disparities compared to other groups – such as high rates of Hepatitis B and diabetes – but the customary methods for tracking residents’ health do not include enough information on the health problems of this critical population.

Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) December 10, 2012

Asian Americans face significant health disparities compared to other groups – such as high rates of Hepatitis B and diabetes – but the customary methods for tracking residents’ health do not include enough information on the health problems of this critical population.

The Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston makes that case and proposes solutions in its new paper, “Information on Small Populations with Significant Health Disparities: A Report on Data Collected on the Health of Asian Americans in Massachusetts.  Read more