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Health Literacy, Health Communication Challenges, and Cancer Screening among Rural Native Hawaiian and Filipino Women

Description
Details a study based on 6 focus groups with Native Hawaiian and Filipino women in rural Hawaii. Breaks down participants' data by cancer screening history, family and personal history with cancer, self-reported health literacy, and demographic information, such as race, age, educational attainment, and marital status, among others. Also discusses cultural competency and language barriers.
Author(s)
Tetine Sentell, May Rose Dela Cruz, Hyun Hee Heo, Katheryn Braun
Citation
Journal of Cancer Education, 28(2), 325-334
Date
06/2013
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Asian · Cancer · Cultural competency · Health literacy · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Hawaii