PowerPoint Presentation - Cultural Health Beliefs Study Report

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Table 6. Health behavior changes by ethnicity (Aim 4: H6)
7.287*
36 (48.6%)
18 (75.0%)
40 (66.7%)
Reduce stress
3.134
25(34.2%)
7 (29.2%)
28 (46.7%)
Complementary/
alternative medicine 
7.507*
41 (56.2%)
17 (70.8%)
47 (78.3%)
Exercise
3.356
68 (89.5%)
19 (79.2%)
49 (81.7%)
Eating
7.313*
71 (58.7%)
24 (82.8%)
60 (70.6%)
Life style change
(Yes/No)
X2 
Mexican
Korean
Chinese
Variables 
* P <0.05
Lifestyle changes by ethnicity (H7)
¥Approximately 71%, 83%, and 59% of Chinese-, Korean-, and Mexican-Americans, respectively, reported making a lifestyle change after their diagnosis.
¥Korean-Americans were most likely to change their lifestyles (X2=7.313; p<0.05).
¥Most common change reported was in their eating habits followed by exercise and stress.
¥Exercise and stress management significantly differed according to ethnicity.
¥Chinese-Americans were more likely to report exercise changes (X2= 7.507; p<0.05), while Korean-Americans were more likely to report stress management reduction (X2= 7.287; p<0.05)