PowerPoint Presentation - Cultural Health Beliefs Study Report

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Table 1. Acculturation and cultural health beliefs(Aim1: H1)
0.020

-0.198
-0.168
-0.036
My cultural background playsa big part in how I feel about my illnessand getting well
-0.558***
-0.026
-0.135
-0.277***
Healthprofessionals control my health
-0.275**

-0.106
-0.188
-0.226***
Luck plays a big part indetermining how soon I will recover from anillness
-0.124
-0.082
-0.282**
-0.144**
My family situation has a lotto do with my becoming sick or staying healthy
0.006
-0.175
0.115
0.053
I am in controlof my health
0.069

-0.110
-0.249*
-0.075

Harboring a lot of anger canmake a person vulnerable to illness
-0.354***
-0.144
-0.267*
-0.219***
When people get sick it isthe will of God or a higher power
Mexican
Korean
Chinese
All
Healthbelief items
Acculturation(r)
*p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001
Acculturation and Health Beliefs (H1)
¥Overall, Women who were less acculturated were more likely to hold traditional health beliefs such as beliefs of powerful others (God, family, luck, health professionals, etc)

¥Chinese and Mexican-AmericansÕ acculturation level was significantly related to several health beliefs items