Asian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.PhilippinesAcculturation: Process of cultural change in which one group or members of a group assimilate various cultural patterns from another.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.CaliforniaEmigrants and Immigrants: People who leave their place of residence in one country and settle in a different country.Asian Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.Hispanic Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.United StatesAsia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)VietnamEuropean Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.Oceanic Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia.Pacific Islands: The islands of the Pacific Ocean divided into MICRONESIA; MELANESIA; and POLYNESIA (including NEW ZEALAND). The collective name Oceania includes the aforenamed islands, adding AUSTRALIA; NEW ZEALAND; and the Malay Archipelago (INDONESIA). (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p910, 880)Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Emigration and Immigration: The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.CambodiaCross-Cultural Comparison: Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.Asia, Southeastern: The geographical area of Asia comprising BORNEO; BRUNEI; CAMBODIA; INDONESIA; LAOS; MALAYSIA; the MEKONG VALLEY; MYANMAR (formerly Burma), the PHILIPPINES; SINGAPORE; THAILAND; and VIETNAM.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Cultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Communication Barriers: Those factors, such as language or sociocultural relationships, which interfere in the meaningful interpretation and transmission of ideas between individuals or groups.Indians, North American: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.Far East: A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.Prejudice: A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.Cultural Competency: Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Korea: Former kingdom, located on Korea Peninsula between Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea on east coast of Asia. In 1948, the kingdom ceased and two independent countries were formed, divided by the 38th parallel.Hawaii: A group of islands in Polynesia, in the north central Pacific Ocean, comprising eight major and 114 minor islands, largely volcanic and coral. Its capital is Honolulu. It was first reached by Polynesians about 500 A.D. It was discovered and named the Sandwich Islands in 1778 by Captain Cook. The islands were united under the rule of King Kamehameha 1795-1819 and requested annexation to the United States in 1893 when a provisional government was set up. Hawaii was established as a territory in 1900 and admitted as a state in 1959. The name is from the Polynesian Owhyhii, place of the gods, with reference to the two volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, regarded as the abode of the gods. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p493 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p2330)Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health: Longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States during the 1994-95 school year. The Add Health cohort has been followed into young adulthood. (from http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/addhealth accessed 08/2012)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.LaosMexican Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican descent.Minority Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Sexism: Prejudice or discrimination based on gender or behavior or attitudes that foster stereotyped social roles based on gender.Refugees: Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)Feminism: The theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes and organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests. (Webster New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)Family Relations: Behavioral, psychological, and social relations among various members of the nuclear family and the extended family.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.WashingtonJapanLogistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Preventive Psychiatry: A discipline concerned with the prevention of mental illness and the promotion of mental health.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Language: A verbal or nonverbal means of communicating ideas or feelings.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Social Identification: The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Minority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.San FranciscoQuestionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.New Orleans: City in Orleans Parish (county), largest city in state of LOUISIANA. It is located between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Social Values: Abstract standards or empirical variables in social life which are believed to be important and/or desirable.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Continental Population Groups: Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.Early Detection of Cancer: Methods to identify and characterize cancer in the early stages of disease and predict tumor behavior.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Mid-Atlantic Region: A geographical area of the United States comprising the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Defoliants, Chemical: Herbicides that remove leaves from trees and growing plants. They may be either organic or inorganic. Several of the more persistent types have been used in military operations and many are toxic. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)Dangerous Behavior: Actions which have a high risk of being harmful or injurious to oneself or others.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Patient Identification Systems: Organized procedures for establishing patient identity, including use of bracelets, etc.Cognitive Dissonance: Motivational state produced by inconsistencies between simultaneously held cognitions or between a cognition and behavior; e.g., smoking enjoyment and believing smoking is harmful are dissonant.Multilingualism: The ability to speak, read, or write several languages or many languages with some facility. Bilingualism is the most common form. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Republic of Korea: The capital is Seoul. The country, established September 9, 1948, is located on the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Its northern border is shared with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Cuba: An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies, south of Florida. With the adjacent islands it forms the Republic of Cuba. Its capital is Havana. It was discovered by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 and conquered by Spain in 1511. It has a varied history under Spain, Great Britain, and the United States but has been independent since 1902. The name Cuba is said to be an Indian name of unknown origin but the language that gave the name is extinct, so the etymology is a conjecture. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p302 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p132)Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Names: Personal names, given or surname, as cultural characteristics, as ethnological or religious patterns, as indications of the geographic distribution of families and inbreeding, etc. Analysis of isonymy, the quality of having the same or similar names, is useful in the study of population genetics. NAMES is used also for the history of names or name changes of corporate bodies, such as medical societies, universities, hospitals, government agencies, etc.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Community-Based Participatory Research: Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.North AmericaHepatitis B: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by a member of the ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS genus, HEPATITIS B VIRUS. It is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Men: Human males as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.New York CityAmerican Samoa: A group of islands of SAMOA, in the southwest central Pacific. Its capital is Pago Pago. The islands were ruled by native chiefs until about 1869. An object of American interest beginning in 1839, Pago Pago and trading and extraterritorial rights were granted to the United States in 1878. The United States, Germany, and England administered the islands jointly 1889-99, but in 1899 they were granted to the United States by treaty. The Department of the Interior has administered American Samoa since 1951. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p44)Intergenerational Relations: The interactions between individuals of different generations. These interactions include communication, caring, accountability, loyalty, and even conflict between related or non-related individuals.American Heart Association: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.African Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.Rape: Unlawful sexual intercourse without consent of the victim.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid: An herbicide with strong irritant properties. Use of this compound on rice fields, orchards, sugarcane, rangeland, and other noncrop sites was terminated by the EPA in 1985. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Caesalpinia: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The common name of "Bird-Of-Paradise" is also used for other plants such as Heliconia (HELICONIACEAE) and Strelitzia (STRELITZIACEAE) and some birds. The common name of "Cat's-Claw" is more often used with UNCARIA. The common name of "Pernambuco" also refers to a state in Brazil. Furanoditerpenoid lactones and caesalpin are produced by members of this genus.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Los AngelesIndiaPhylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Asia, Western: The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Anxiety Disorders: Persistent and disabling ANXIETY.Polygonaceae: The only family of the buckwheat order (Polygonales) of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It has 40 genera of herbs, shrubs, and trees.Fiji: A republic consisting of an island group in Melanesia, in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Suva. It was discovered by Abel Tasman in 1643 and was visited by Captain Cook in 1774. It was used by escaped convicts from Australia as early as 1804. It was annexed by Great Britain in 1874 but achieved independence in 1970. The name Fiji is of uncertain origin. In its present form it may represent that of Viti, the main island in the group. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p396 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p186)Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Severe Dengue: A virulent form of dengue characterized by THROMBOCYTOPENIA and an increase in vascular permeability (grades I and II) and distinguished by a positive pain test (e.g., TOURNIQUET PAIN TEST). When accompanied by SHOCK (grades III and IV), it is called dengue shock syndrome.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Homosexuality, Female: Sexual attraction or relationship between females.Vaginal Smears: Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.MexicoElephants: Large mammals in the family Elephantidae, with columnar limbs, bulky bodies, and elongated snouts. They are the only surviving members of the PROBOSCIDEA MAMMALS.Capacity Building: Organizational development including enhancement of management structures, processes and procedures, within organizations and among different organizations and sectors to meet present and future needs.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Hemoglobinuria: The presence of free HEMOGLOBIN in the URINE, indicating hemolysis of ERYTHROCYTES within the vascular system. After saturating the hemoglobin-binding proteins (HAPTOGLOBINS), free hemoglobin begins to appear in the urine.Community Networks: Organizations and individuals cooperating together toward a common goal at the local or grassroots level.Mood Disorders: Those disorders that have a disturbance in mood as their predominant feature.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Hypopharynx: The bottom portion of the pharynx situated below the OROPHARYNX and posterior to the LARYNX. The hypopharynx communicates with the larynx through the laryngeal inlet, and is also called laryngopharynx.Papanicolaou Test: Cytological preparation of cells collected from a mucosal surface and stained with Papanicolaou stain.Adaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Cyclonic Storms: Non-frontal low-pressure systems over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection and definite pattern of surface wind circulation.Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide: A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.Bisexuality: The sexual attraction or relationship between members of both the same and the opposite SEX.South AmericaAlcoholism: A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Croton: A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE. The common name of dragon's blood is also used for DRACAENA and Daemonorops (ARECACEAE). Croton tiglium is the source of CROTON OIL.Condiments: Aromatic substances added to food before or after cooking to enhance its flavor. These are usually of vegetable origin.
African American, 0.14% Native American, 20.1% Asian (11.1% Chinese, 3.1% Asian Indian, 2.8% Vietnamese), 0.06% Pacific ... the Malden Asian Pacific American Coalition; a satellite office of the Vietnamese American Civic Association; the nonprofit ... In 1990 Malden had 2,805 Asian residents, making the city 5.2% Asian. In 2000 this increased to 7,882 Asians, or 14.5% of the ... There were 4,504 ethnic Chinese people (57% of Malden's Asians), 876 ethnic Vietnamese, and 696 ethnic Indians. From 1990 to ...
Nguyễn Phúc Bửu Chánh
Who's Who of Asian Americans Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League. ... when North Vietnamese troops conquered the South, Bửu Chánh, his wife Phan Lien and their children went into hiding and ... As a result, there are now tens of thousands of Vietnamese with the Nguyen Phuc last name and middle name, and they are ... eventually escaped communist Vietnam into exile, moving to the United States of America. He is the founder of the Vietnamese ...
ISBN 1-928928-16-1. List of Asian American jurists Zhao, Xiaojian; Park, Edward J.W. (eds.). "Asian Americans : An Encyclopedia ... Wendy N. Duong is the first Vietnamese American to be appointed as a judge in the United States. She served as an associate ... She and her family left South Vietnam when their capital city was under siege by the invading North Vietnamese Army during the ... At age 24, she became the first Asian American woman appointed by the Houston Independent School District to an executive ...
List of ethnic groups in Vietnam
People of European, North American, Australian, and Asian (non-Vietnamese) origin. Many people of these origins are temporary ... This ethnic group lives mainly in North East Cambodia, but during the American War many fled into Vietnam in the central ... Vietnamese Ethnic Groups Ethnic - Linguistic Map of Vietnam Vietnamese ethnic groups by population Ethnologue report for ... Vietnam is a multiethnic country with over fifty distinct groups (54 are recognized by the Vietnamese government), each with ...
Eugene H. Trinh
List of Asian American astronauts Phạm Tuân (first Vietnamese/Asian in space) Becker, Joachim. "Spaceflight mission report: STS ... Trinh is the first Vietnamese-American to go to outer space. Sonneborn, Liz (2007-01-01). Vietnamese Americans. Infobase ... Eugene Huu-Chau "Gene" Trinh (Vietnamese: Trịnh Hữu Châu, born September 14, 1950) is a Vietnamese American biochemist who flew ... Acoustical Society of America, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Sigma Xi Research Society, American Society ...
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Black or African American: 18.3% (Non-Hispanic Blacks: 0.3%) American Indian: 0.8% Asian: 0.4% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ... There are very small numbers of people of Filipino, Japanese, and Vietnamese ancestry; none of these groups number more than ... In recent years, an increasing number of Americans not of Hispanic ancestry (both of African American and of White American ... The only other sizable Asian group in San Juan are Indian Americans; there are 698 people of Indian descent in the city, ...
Terminology of the Vietnam War
"Asian-Nation: Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues:: The American / Viet Nam War". Retrieved 18 August 2008. The Viet ... Most Vietnamese who interact with foreigners are familiar with the term Vietnam War. The Vietnam War translates directly as ... In Vietnam it is commonly known as Kháng chiến chống Mỹ (Resistance War against America). The name "Second Indochina War" ... For people in Vietnam the common phrase is Kháng chiến chống Mỹ (Resistance War against America). "Resistance War against the ...
Peter C. Phan
ISBN 978-1608334728 Christianity with an Asian Face: Asian American Theology in the Making. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2003. ... Peter C. Phan (born 1943) is a Vietnamese-born American Catholic theologian and the inaugural holder of the Ellacuria Chair of ... ISBN 978-1608334735 Vietnamese-American Catholics. New York: Paulist Press, 2005. ISBN 978-0809143528 Living into Death, Dying ... ISBN 978-0819195241 Journeys at the Margin: Toward an Autobiographical Theology in Asian-American Perspective. Collegeville: ...
Indian American, and Pakistani American; some pockets of Cambodian Americans, Korean Americans, and Vietnamese Americans ... Many Asian-Americans moved into Southwest Houston during the same period. They were mostly Chinese American, ... many African-Americans left traditional African-American neighborhoods and entered parts of Southwest Houston; areas of ... "North Houston Has Highest Crime Rate," KPRC-TV, February 16, 2005, updated February 17, 2005. Retrieved on August 17, 2011. "A ...
Demographics of North Carolina
The state has a rapidly growing proportion of Asian Americans, specifically Indian and Vietnamese; these groups nearly ... White American, 22.1% African American, 1.6% American Indian, 2.8% Asian, and 9.1% Hispanic or Latino (of any race. North ... Recent estimates suggest that the state's Asian-American population has increased significantly since 2000. Indian Americans ... The estimated population figures for Native Americans in North Carolina (as of 2004) is 110,198. To date, North Carolina ...
John McCain presidential campaign, 2000
Dang, Janet (2000-02-24). "Vietnamese American Reaction Divided". Asian Week. Archived from the original on 2008-02-05. ... This use gained some media attention in California, which had a large Asian American population. After criticism from some in ... Reaction among Vietnamese Americans to McCain's use of this term was mixed although supportive of McCain himself, and exit ... And I am proud of him." The Almanac of American Politics called it "a moving, elegiac speech that ended as if in a minor key." ...
As of 2007 many Asian businesses operate in the area, and so Asian American banks have opened to cater to them. As of that year ... In addition it has restaurants operated by ethnic Vietnamese that serve Louisiana-style crawfish. The community also has many ... eBao - Asian American Lifestyle Online News - eBao News Magazine covered Asian Community Business Events and Development. ... Boulevard between Beltway 8 and Gessner Road in order to increase visibility among Asian Americans and non-Asian Americans and ...
Atlanta metropolitan area
The largest Asian groups are 108,980 Indians, 93,870 Korean Americans, 67,660 Chinese, and 66,554 Vietnamese. Atlanta also has ... The Asian American population also increased rapidly from 2000 to 2010. There were 296,956 Asian-Americans in the metro area in ... 19,335 North Druid Hills (CDP) pop. 18,947 Sugar Hill pop. 18,522 Forest Park pop. 18,468 Snellville pop. 18,242 North Decatur ... Peachtree Industrial Blvd, or Georgia 141, is a route north-northeast of Atlanta which begins on the north side of I‑285 and ...
New Writing by Asian American Women;Force Majeure (Indonesia); Black Dog, Black Night: Contemporary Vietnamese Poetry; Jungle ... Asian American Writers' Workshop and the Poetry Society of America's Festival for New Poets. She has taught at the University ... Mộng-Lan is a Vietnamese-born American poet, writer, painter, photographer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer, Argentine ... to being anthologized in Best American Poetry and the Pushcart Prize Anthology her poetry has been included in Asian American ...
League of Revolutionary Struggle (Marxist-Leninist)
Asian Americans identified with the Vietnamese communists as Asian peoples defending themselves against imperial encroachment ... the lack of Asian American history in university curriculums, and the Vietnam War. The Asian American New Left had stronger ... Asian American marxists added self-determination to their agenda. Activists mobilized around and within Asian American ... The Asian American Movement. Temple University Press. ISBN 9781439903742. Wei, William (2010-06-18). The Asian American ...
... has subchannels in other languages serving the region's Asian American community. The station became an affiliate of LATV ... Currently programming is offered in, English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Vietnamese, and Armenian. KVMD's owner, Ronald Ulloa, ... KVMD started out broadcasting America One programming. On July 29, 2002, its digital signal went on the air on channel 23. This ... KVMD's transmitter is located atop Snow Peak in the San Bernardino Mountains north of Banning, California. ...
Fort Bend County, Texas
Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 11.20% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 9.10% from other races, and 2.56% from ... the largest groups are of Vietnamese, Chinese, Indian, and Filipino ancestry. By 2011 Fort Bend was ranked the fourth-most ... The county's racial or ethnic makeup was 53.96% White (39.63% White Non-Hispanic), 20.88% African American, 14.77% Asian, 0.51 ... Fort Bend County also has the highest percentage of Asian Americans in the Southern United States; ...
Bitter in the Mouth
Cruz, Denise (November 11, 2014). "Monique Truong's Literary South and the Regional Forms of Asian America". American Literary ... Linda's Vietnamese roots are not revealed until the second half of the novel. When she returns home to North Carolina, she ... Bitter in the Mouth is a 2010 novel by Vietnamese-American author Monique Truong. The novel is written in a stream of ... Jennifer Ho looks closely at Linda's perceived race in a chapter in her Racial Ambiguity in Asian American Culture. In Eating ...
Chinatown-International District, Seattle
The neighborhood hosts a Lunar New Year festival near the East Asian Lunar New Year; Dragon Fest, a pan-Asian American festival ... Viet Wah became Little Saigon's anchor store in 1981, and the famous boat-shaped restaurant Pho Bac introduced Vietnamese pho ... The Chinatown-International District of Seattle, Washington (also known as the CID) is the center of Seattle's Asian American ... "Asian Food Market, Online Specials, Grocery Store , Viet-Wah Markets". Asian Food Market, Online Specials, Grocery Store , Viet ...
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Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War
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- Vietnamese American Trai Nguyen, a veteran of the Armed Forces of the Republic of South Vietnam. (aapress.com)
- A growing number of Vietnamese Americans realize that being citizens of the United States is our best vantage point from which to effect democratic changes in Vietnam," Dr. Thang Nguyen (no relation to author), executive director of Boat People SOS (BPSOS) explained. (hkspublications.org)
- While Democrats own an 8 percentage point advantage over Republicans in registered voters, the district is represented by Republican Sen. Janet Nguyen, a so-called "1.5 generation" Vietnamese-American who emigrated to the United States as a child. (sbsun.com)
- For Vietnamese Americans, when my name is on the ballot, I believe that whether they're young or they're older, they know I understand the struggle," said Nguyen. (sbsun.com)
- NGUYEN QUOC VINH 's academic work centers on reinterpretations of Vietnamese official history and challenges to Communist State narratives and claims for truth. (aaww.org)
- Nguyen survived a recent recall bid after alienating her Vietnamese constituency. (goldsea.com)
- For example, a pilot study comparing refugee clients to Caucasian Americans utilizing an outpatient community mental health center in San Francisco found that the refugees were facing far greater environmental stressors and presenting and being diagnosed for more severe problems (Nguyen 1982). (cdlib.org)
- The National Latino and Asian American Study in 2002-2003 found smoking prevalences of 23.6% in Chinese men, 24.4% in Filipino men, and 29.5% in Vietnamese men ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)
- Multicultural American Literature: Comparative Black, Native, Latino/a and Asian American Fictions. (wikipedia.org)
- Black American and Latino American). (nyu.edu)
- Background: In order for precision health to address health disparities, engagement of diverse racial/ethnic minority communities and the physicians that serve them is critical.Methods: A community-based participatory research approach with mixed methods was employed to gain a deeper understanding of precision health research and practice among American Indian, African American, Latino, Chinese, and Vietnamese groups and physicians that serve these communities. (stanford.edu)
- They are categorized by the Census Bureau under the broad classification of 'Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States. (faqs.org)
- This tip sheet can help Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes. (nih.gov)
- Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are overweight are at high risk for type 2 diabetes or prediabetes - that means a person's blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be called diabetes. (nih.gov)
- In fact, Asians and Pacific Islanders are the only group in the U.S. for which cancer is the leading cause of death, says Chen, who is also associate director of cancer disparities and research at the UC Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento, Calif. Chen was not involved in the "Eight Americas" study. (newamericamedia.org)
- To evaluate racial/ethnic group differences among Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and European Americans in intervention outcomes (including parenting, child functioning, and problem behavior outcomes). (nyu.edu)
- D uring the closing decades of the twentieth century the large-scale immigration of Hispanics, Asians and blacks made the United States an increasingly multiracial society. (amren.com)
- In our last study [which examined premature mortality among whites and African Americans] we were dealing with tens and maybe hundreds of millions. (stanford.edu)
- Non-Hispanic whites are 60% more likely to be obese as Asian Americans. (hhs.gov)
- But conservatives only seem concerned with discrimination against Asian Americans when it serves the ideology of colorblindness and allegations of discrimination against whites. (slate.com)
- Instead, the brief pointed out that whites and Asian Americans could actually benefit from the University of Texas' consideration of race. (slate.com)
- The new standards provide additional gran-ularity for the Asian race category and Hispanic ethnicity, and distinguish Native Hawaiian from Pacific Islander race categories. (hhs.gov)
- Table 2 shows how prevalence in several studies was higher for selected Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans than for non-Hispanic white people. (diabeticgourmet.com)
- Prevalence of diabetes in the United States in non-Hispanic white people, Asian Americans, and Native Hawaiians. (diabeticgourmet.com)
- and cervical cancer is higher among Hispanic- and Vietnamese-American women. (nationalacademies.org)
- Following standard federal guidelines, NCI places people into one of four racial categories -- White, Black, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Native American -- as well as two ethnic categories -- Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. (nationalacademies.org)
- Nativist immigration laws during the 1880s-1920s excluded various Asian groups, eventually prohibiting almost all Asian immigration to the continental United States. (wikipedia.org)
- After immigration laws were reformed during the 1940s-60s, abolishing national origins quotas , Asian immigration increased rapidly. (wikipedia.org)
- Canada has a long history of East Asian immigration. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1923, the federal government passed the Chinese Immigration Act of 1923, which banned all Chinese immigration, and led to immigration restrictions for all East Asians. (wikipedia.org)
- For Vietnamese, English fluency and immigration before 1981 indicated more acculturation. (cdc.gov)
- Because of continued immigration and high fertility rates, there will be an estimated 4 million Vietnamese in the United States by 2030, and they will soon constitute the second largest Asian subgroup ( 2 ). (aacrjournals.org)
- We hope you will join our fight AGAINST the costly and deadly illegal immigration & illegal immigrant invasion of America by JOINING our ACTIVISM ALERTS (Click Here) . (alipac.us)
Laotian and Vietnamese3
- The Southeast Asian-American Student Services (SAASS) office provides recruitment and retention services which are essential in helping Southeast Asian-American (Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian and Vietnamese) students. (uwm.edu)
- To provide culturally sensitive supportive services that are essential for Southeast Asian (Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, and Vietnamese) American students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to achieve their educational goals. (uwm.edu)
- For instance, lung cancer rates were highest among Kampuchean, Laotian and Vietnamese. (healthcanal.com)
- This study investigates risk and protective factors and the symptom presentation in two important subgroups of Asian Americans-South Asian Americans (e.g. (nyu.edu)
- 1 The six largest subgroups of Asian Americans are people of Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Asian Indian, Korean, and Vietnamese descent, while the three largest Pacific Islander subgroups are Hawaiians, Samoans, and Guamanians. (bmj.com)
- Why have so few studies focused on differences between Asian American subgroups? (stanford.edu)
- But Asian Americans comprise several subgroups from many different countries. (newamericamedia.org)
- Of all Asian American subgroups, Japanese have the highest incidence and death rates from colorectal cancer as well as uterine cancer, reports AANCART. (newamericamedia.org)
- Vietnamese men (15.3%, 95% CI 6.9-23.7%) and Hmong women (15.0%, 95% CI 7.6%-22.3%) had the highest viral risk factor prevalence. (aacrjournals.org)
- Vietnamese men were most likely (75.5%, 95% CI 65.6-85.3%) and Hmong least likely (27.4%, 95% CI 16.4-38.4%) to consume alcohol. (aacrjournals.org)
- Hmong and Vietnamese women are at a higher risk of cervical cancer than other racial/ethnic groups. (searac.org)
- The Hmong are an Asian ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. (healthcanal.com)
- The median survival rate for the Laotian/Hmong Americans involved in the study was just one month. (healthcanal.com)
- The Laotian-Hmong have the worst survival rates for liver cancer - between one to two times greater than the aggregate of the Asian-American groups, which already is poor," Chen said. (healthcanal.com)
- Only 3 percent of Laotian/Hmong-Americans with liver cancer underwent surgery or liver transplantation, compared with 22 percent of other Asian-Americans studied. (healthcanal.com)
- Other important findings from the study are that Southeast Asian-Americans - those of Cambodian, Thai and Laotian/Hmong ancestry - were relatively young, diagnosed before age 50 more often than other groups. (healthcanal.com)
- H. At 6-month post initiation of the intervention, Vietnamese male daily smokers who receive the proposed ―Quit Smoking For a Healthy Family Intervention, a Family-based Intervention (FI), will be more likely to achieve biochemically verified 7-day point prevalence of smoking abstinence when compared to those receiving an attention control intervention (CI). (clinicaltrials.gov)
- For example, two of 454 Vietnamese women surveyed reported that they were current smokers. (cdc.gov)
- The iMD delivers 5As (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange) via tailored in-language video messages on a mobile tablet to Korean and Vietnamese male daily smokers right before a health care visit. (jabfm.org)
- iMD is feasible and acceptable to Korean and Vietnamese male smokers, including those who were not intending to quit smoking. (jabfm.org)
- It is a promising tool for increasing patient-provider discussion of tobacco use and possibly smoking cessation among Asian American male smokers. (jabfm.org)
- The ads show a phone number for the Asian Smokers' Quitline. (cdc.gov)
- The study's results are consistent with previous findings that Asian-language smokers are willing to use services from a culturally-tailored, in-language quitline and participate in the counseling program once enrolled. (cdc.gov)
- According to the Oxford English Dictionary , "Asian person" in the United States is sometimes thought of as a person of East Asian descent. (wikipedia.org)
- In vernacular usage, "Asian" is often used to refer to those of East Asian descent or anyone else of Asian descent with epicanthic eyefolds . (wikipedia.org)
- Asian American literature Chinese American literature List of Asian American writers List of American writers of Korean descent David Leiwei Li devotes an entire chapter to Aiiieeeee! (wikipedia.org)
- SOPHIA TERAZAWA is a poet of Vietnamese-Japanese descent. (aaww.org)
- It leaches them of all context except an inapplicable one - descent from American slaves and the legacy of Jim Crow. (motherjones.com)
- Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), of Filipino descent, and Kathy Tran (D-Fairfax), a Vietnamese refugee, will be the first Asian American women. (washingtonpost.com)
- The goals of the study are to develop smoking cessation intervention using lay health worker (LHW) outreach and family involvement targeting Vietnamese Americans ages 18 and above in Santa Clara County, CA, to evaluate efficacy of the proposed intervention. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- The goal of this descriptive, hypothesis-generating study was to provide information about Pap testing barriers and facilitators that could be used to develop intervention strategies for Vietnamese American women. (aacrjournals.org)
- I had been dreaming up this project with Asian-American Literary Review, knowing that we would have to do something on mental health, something different, some kind of intervention that helps us rethink mental health, starting with the Asian-American experience. (biddytarot.com)
- Recently, Dr. Lee-Lin received American Cancer Society funding as a principal investigator in a breast education intervention study with the Chinese American community.Dr. Lee-Lin has been Faculty-in-Residence for oncology and has worked to support scholarship and development of nurses at OHSU. (ohsu.edu)
- Feasibility of a multicomponent breast health education intervention for Vietnamese American immigrant women. (ohsu.edu)
- Improving colorectal cancer screening in Asian Americans : Results of a randomized intervention study. (ohsu.edu)
- Susan L. Stewart, Julie HT Dang, Moon S. Chen, Jr. Multiple Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) among Asian Americans: Implications for Intervention. (aacrjournals.org)
- To compare the effect in reducing racial and ethnic disparities between men in Southeast Asian (Vietnamese and Cambodian) communities and men residing in the same states, CDC analyzed 2002-2006 data from The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) project. (cdc.gov)
- Eliminating health disparities related to tobacco use is a major public health challenge facing Asian communities. (cdc.gov)
- Through the HHS Disparities Action Plan, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a coordinated framework for departmental agencies and offices to streamline and institutionalize programmatic and policy efforts, as well as promote integrated approaches and evidence-based programs, so that all Americans have the chance to live the healthiest lives possible. (hhs.gov)
- This study aims to investigate mental health problems in preschool-age Asian American children as a first step toward the provision of culturally informed prevention programs intended to reduce health disparities for Asian American families. (nyu.edu)
- Now , a 5-year, $2 million grant will allow local researchers to investigate disparities in health and mortality among Asians in the U.S. Stanford's Mark Cullen , MD, and Latha Palaniappan , MD, of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation are leading the study. (stanford.edu)
- The study, "Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Survival among Californians of Asian Ancestry, 1988-2007," is published online today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Biomarkers . (healthcanal.com)
- The study found significant disparities in survival rates for Asian-Americans diagnosed with liver cancer. (healthcanal.com)
- The next step in helping Walt build culturally competent strategies is to help him gain knowledge about the Asian culture of his neighbors through exposure and interaction with his neighbors. (educationindex.com)
- She developed a comprehensive and culturally relevant instrument based on the Health Belief Model and worked closely with many Chinese American communities in the Portland metropolitan area. (ohsu.edu)
- Too many Southeast Asian Americans still lack access to health care or are provided inadequate coverage and culturally competent care. (searac.org)
- Even now, some of the most economically disadvantaged Asian American students benefit from racial consideration in the admissions process. (slate.com)
- Five times more Vietnamese-American women develop cervical cancer than white women. (nih.gov)
- Media education campaigns can increase Vietnamese women's awareness of the importance of Pap tests, but lay health workers are more effective at encouraging women to actually obtain the tests. (nih.gov)
- Objectives: Vietnamese American women are five times more likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than their White counterparts. (aacrjournals.org)
- Conclusion: Our results confirm low levels of Pap testing among Vietnamese women and demonstrate the importance of physician-patient communication in increasing screening adherence. (aacrjournals.org)
- Health education efforts should target unmarried women and reinforce the importance of Pap testing for all Vietnamese women. (aacrjournals.org)
- Information from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results cancer registry shows that Vietnamese American women are over five times more likely to be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer than their non-Latina White counterparts. (aacrjournals.org)
- Do Asian-American women who were maltreated as children have a higher likelihood for HIV risk behaviors and adverse mental health outcomes? (semanticscholar.org)
- While African-American women are less likely to develop breast cancer, they also are not as likely as white women to survive it. (nationalacademies.org)
- Nina Davuluri faced two other Asian American women in the final five before being crowned Miss America. (goldsea.com)
- Among men and women, in contrast to national declines in lung and colorectal cancer, the incidence of lung cancer has been increasing among Filipina and Korean women and Asian Indian/Pakistani men, and the incidence of colorectal cancer has been increasing among Kampuchean, Korean, and Laotian men and women. (healthcanal.com)
- Her dissertation studied the knowledge, beliefs (perceived risks, susceptibility, benefits and common and cultural barriers), and practices related to mammography and Pap smear screening among Chinese American women. (ohsu.edu)
- Adaptation and Testing of Instruments to Measure Cervical Cancer Screening Factors Among Vietnamese Immigrant Women. (ohsu.edu)
- A breast health educational program for Chinese-American women : 3- to 12-month postintervention effect. (ohsu.edu)
- I think this is a great opportunity for me to represent Asian-American women. (stanforddaily.com)
- When a Harvard study on life expectancy made the news last month, headlines proclaimed that "Asians are the Most Healthy" and "Asian Women Live the Longest. (newamericamedia.org)
- Integrating race and gender in a social constructionist framework, the authors examine th second-generation Asian American young women describe doing gender across ethnic and m settings, as well as their assumptions about the nature of Asian and white femininities. (scribd.com)
- Hence, Asian American and white American women serve in these accou form categorical representations of the opposing forces offemale oppression and egalitaria authors consider how the relational construction of hegemonic and subordinated femin revealed through controlling images that denigrate Asian forms of gender, contribute to in oppression and shape the doing of ethnicity. (scribd.com)
- Promoting early detection of breast cancer among Vietnamese-American women. (solvingdisparities.org)
- The 2008 National Survey on Asian Americans found that 60% of Vietnamese respondents were registered to vote-higher than the overall average for Asian Americans, which stands at 54% (Wong et al. (hkspublications.org)
- nearly all the White (99%) and Black (98%) respondents reported at least one Pap smear compared with 76% of Latina, 67% of Chinese, and 43% of Vietnamese respondents ( 8 ). (aacrjournals.org)
- Stratified analyses showed decreasing trends of smoking and increasing trends of quit ratio in persons of both high and low education levels in Vietnamese REACH communities. (cdc.gov)
- Since 1985, a limited number of tobacco-control interventions were targeted to Asian American communities ( 6-10 ). (cdc.gov)
- A 2010 study documented overall decreasing trends in the prevalence of smoking among men in Asian communities served by the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) project ( 11 ). (cdc.gov)
- The anthology is also notable for its opening essay, "Fifty Years of Our Whole Voice", which laid out a list of concerns facing Asian American writers--orientalism, monolingualism, ghettoed communities, class issues, etc.--that have become important for Asian American scholarship. (wikipedia.org)
- To best serve students, the office works closely with the faculty, staff, and students at UWM, and Southeast Asian communities and leaders in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. (uwm.edu)
- Original NAM content, youth media stories, and ethnic media articles on Asia and America's Asian communities. (newamericamedia.org)
- Associate Professor of Asian-American studies, Linda Trinh Vo, invited the National Poetry Slam finalist to conduct a poetry reading, Q&A and book signing in her Asian-American Communities lecture. (newuniversity.org)
- The meeting is seen as a potential setting for the US government to pressure Vietnam to accept more deportees a move that would deeply impact Vietnamese American communities. (alipac.us)
- These stances have been controversial, especially after the rise of Asian American women's literature (Maxine Hong Kingston, Amy Tan, et al. (wikipedia.org)
- The researchers did note that Asian American women's life expectancy was 86.7 years -- and 91 years for those in Bergen, County, New Jersey. (newamericamedia.org)
- Despite an overall decline in smoking prevalence in the United States since 1964, prevalence remains high in some groups ( 1 ), particularly among Asian American men, including Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, Korean, and Filipino Americans ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
- It helped establish Asian American Literature as a field by recovering and collecting representative selections from Chinese-, Japanese-, and Filipino-Americans from the past fifty years-many of whom had been mostly forgotten. (wikipedia.org)
- It was three months for the Cambodian-Americans, and four months for the Thai- and Filipino-Americans. (healthcanal.com)
- There is a dearth of literature on mental health problems in young Asian American children, and virtually no studies focusing on South-Asian Americans, even though this is an increasingly large subpopulation in the U.S. (nyu.edu)
- Most U.S.-born South Asian-Americans can understand the mother tongue of their parents, but few are fully fluent in it. (encyclopedia.com)
- A second problem is that Asians have immigrated to the U.S. in waves so that, for example, the South Asian Americans are mostly fairly recent and there may not yet be a large enough experience to estimate premature mortality, or to compare first and later generations yet. (stanford.edu)
- the pushers white American culture that pictured the yellow man as something that when wounded, sad, or angry, or swearing, or wondering whined, shouted, or screamed 'aiiieeeee! (wikipedia.org)
- The Jaybirds took over county offices and established a "white-only pre-primary," disenfranchising the African Americans from the only competitive contests in the county. (wikipedia.org)
- When an African American woman told of daily indignities of racism at school, a white man leaned forward and asked what he could do to help. (splcenter.org)
- In contradistinction, mainstream white America is constructed as the of gender equality. (scribd.com)
- For example, a low-income Southeast Asian or rural white applicant might invite extra consideration if she added to the diversity of the class. (slate.com)
- Although all Americans are healthier today, the gaps between minority and white groups remain nearly the same as they did a decade ago. (annals.org)
- For example, the mortality rate for African Americans is approximately 1.6 times higher than that for white people-a ratio that is identical to the black-white mortality ratio in 1950 (2) . (annals.org)
Korean and Vietnamese2
- Hundreds of thousands of Southern Vietnamese fled their homeland after the Communist North captured Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) on April 30, 1975. (hkspublications.org)
- She paid little attention when, in early March 1975, the North Vietnamese launched a major offensive in the central highlands, broke through the South Vietnamese lines, and began a rush to the coastal cities of Da Nang and Nha Trang. (americanheritage.com)
Chinese and Vietnamese1
- Prior to the late 1960s, people of Asian ancestry were usually referred to as Oriental , Asiatic , and Mongoloid . (wikipedia.org)
- Asian Canadians refers to Canadians who can trace their ancestry back to the continent of Asia or Asian people. (wikipedia.org)
- In recent decades, a large number of people have come to Canada from India and other South Asian countries. (wikipedia.org)
- The culture, beliefs, and challenges of Vietnamese people are a precise paradigm of their strength and perseverance. (educationindex.com)
- Interactively explore the most significant events and people in the history of American religion. (thearda.com)
- Heart to Heart enlists volunteers and sponsors to deliver a message of hope and peace to the Vietnamese people. (hearttoheart.org)
- This international project was designed to help American and Vietnamese people better understand and respond to each other's needs. (hearttoheart.org)
- Asian people have high IQs. (marginalrevolution.com)
- As a 19-year-old army private in the South Vietnamese Army, Trai says he spent days and nights in the jungle as a "spy," gathering intelligence on enemy forces along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, a collection of footpaths and roads used by North Vietnamese soldiers to carry supplies to the South. (aapress.com)
- He feared that a flight might be mobbed on the ground and prevented from taking off by panicky civilians and soldiers trying to escape the North Vietnamese army. (americanheritage.com)
- We employed CHWs as PCMH care team members to provide health education and support to Vietnamese American patients with uncontrolled diabetes and/or hypertension. (nih.gov)
- Laws such as the Refugee Act of 1980, granted opportunities to political prisoners, children of American servicemen, and those who had belonged to or supported the South Vietnamese military and were suffering retaliation from the communist Vietnamese government (Dept. of Health and Human Services 2015). (hkspublications.org)
- Diabetes mellitus poses a rapidly growing health challenge to Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in the United States. (diabeticgourmet.com)
- Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (1997). (diabeticgourmet.com)
- To evaluate the psychometric properties of measures of child mental health problems and potential risk and protective factors (e.g., parenting practices, cultural adaptation, parental depression) in South Asian (SA) and East Asian (EA) subpopulations. (nyu.edu)
- In fact, it was created as a way of expressing the different concerns and issues around Asian-American mental health. (biddytarot.com)
- Mimi is a lecturer in a University, and she wanted to talk about Asian-American mental health in a number of different ways. (biddytarot.com)
- Again, it's a really interesting deck, and the fundamental philosophy behind it is bringing our attention again to mental health of the Asian-American community, and also to just raise awareness around potential racism and so on. (biddytarot.com)
- After I had my daughter five years ago, I had post-partem depression, and that actually got me started thinking about mental health issues in, first, among mothers, but then I'm also Asian-American, so thinking about it in the Asian-American community that's not often talked about and not really addressed very well. (biddytarot.com)
- So my work now is thinking about mental health, and that actually is part of what got us thinking about doing a Tarot deck about Asian-American mental health. (biddytarot.com)
- WASHINGTON -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) should expand its effort to understand why poor Americans and some ethnic minorities are more likely to develop and die from certain types of cancer, says a new report from a committee of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). (nationalacademies.org)
- She is also a co-investigator of a National Institutes of Health-funded R21 study on colorectal screening in Asian Americans with Dr. David Lieberman. (ohsu.edu)
- She is also an active volunteer in the Portland Asian community, and has participated in Asian community health fairs. (ohsu.edu)
- How might this study direct future research and improve Asian American health? (stanford.edu)
- The threat of COVID-19 has exposed that our country's current health care infrastructure does not work for all Americans. (searac.org)
- Asian Americans -- who number more than 10 million nationwide -- are not always a model-minority for health. (newamericamedia.org)
- All of these factors can affect the health of Asian Americans, especially when it comes to accessing health care, risk of cancer and diabetes, and unhealthy habits such as smoking. (newamericamedia.org)
- We knew that liver cancer is the most significant and prominent cancer health disparity affecting Asian-Americans. (healthcanal.com)
- This position paper of the American College of Physicians (ACP) provides ample evidence illustrating that minorities do not always receive the same quality of health care, do not have the same access to health care, are less represented in the health professions, and have poorer overall health status than nonminorities. (annals.org)
- The American College of Physicians (ACP), whose mission is "to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine," has a long-standing commitment to improving public health. (annals.org)