_Thisresearch is the first study to compare healthbehaviors and cultural health beliefs across Chinese,Korean- and Latina BCS.
The diverse sample provides a unique opportunity to begin exploration health behaviors and health belief issues.
Results suggest that cultural context must be considered when understanding health behaviors among BCS.
|New data is providing greater evidence about the impact of healthy behaviors on survivorship outcomes |
|KA were the least acculturated, more likely to report health behavior changes, and reported the greatest satisfaction with the doctor-patient relationship. |
|MA were the most acculturated, least likely to report health behavior changes |
|Lower acculturation level and better-patient-doctor relationship for Korean-Americans may be related to sample characteristics including immigration history, language, and SES. |