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Gibson, Laurel P.; Denes, Amanda; Crowley, John P. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: The study investigated the role of mother-daughter communication and race in college women's decisions to pursue sexual health screening services. Participants: Participants were 301 college women who primarily identified as White and Asian American (M[subscript age] = 19 years). Methods: Participants completed an online survey that…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Mothers, Daughters
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Chang, Edward C.; Yu, Tina; Chang, Olivia D.; Jilani, Zunaira – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objectives: The present study examined perfectionism (viz, evaluative concerns and personal standards) and ethnicity as predictors of body dissatisfaction in female college students. Participants: Participants were 298 female college students sampled by December of 2013. Methods: A self-report survey with measures of body dissatisfaction,…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Predictor Variables, Asian American Students
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Lee, Haeok; Kiang, Peter; Watanabe, Paul; Halon, Patricia; Shi, Ling; Church, Daniel R. – Journal of American College Health, 2013
Objectives: To evaluate the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, exposure, and immunity among Asian American college students as a basis for evaluating HBV screening and vaccination policy. Participants and Methods: Self-identified Asian American college students aged 18 years or older were examined. Serological tests of HBV surface…
Descriptors: Incidence, Diseases, Asian Americans, College Students
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Gómez, Jennifer M. – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Objectives: Interpersonal trauma has deleterious effects on mental health, with college students experiencing relatively high rates of lifetime trauma. Asian American/Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have the lowest rate of mental healthcare utilization. According to cultural betrayal trauma theory, societal inequality may impact within-group violence in…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Trauma, Mental Health
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Ballesteros, Jorge; Tran, Alisia G. T. T. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To investigate racial-ethnic minority student-athletes' (REMSA) symptoms of distress (mental health need), mental health use (usage rate), and factors that influence mental health usage. Participants: There were 241 varsity athletes (African American = 108, Latinos = 66, Asian American= 67) from the American College Health Association…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Student Athletes, College Athletics, Asian American Students
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Lee, Hee Yun; Kwon, Melissa; Vang, Suzanne; DeWolfe, Jessica; Kim, Nam Keol; Lee, Do Kyung; Yeung, Miriam – Journal of American College Health, 2015
Purpose: Low rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among young Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women need to be addressed, particularly given the high incidence of cervical cancer in this population. The current study aims to investigate predictors of HPV vaccination in young AAPI and non-Latina white (NLW) women. Methods: A…
Descriptors: Cancer, Immunization Programs, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders
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Chen, Angela Chia-Chen; Szalacha, Laura A.; Menon, Usha – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objectives: Racial discrimination experiences can negatively affect health. This study examined perceived discrimination and its relationship with mental health and substance use among Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) undergraduate and graduate students. Participants: A total of 113 API students aged 18-35 completed the study during…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Self Concept, Resilience (Psychology), Correlation
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Brittian, Aerika S.; Umana-Taylor, Adriana J.; Lee, Richard M.; Zamboanga, Byron L.; Kim, Su Yeong; Weisskirch, Robert S.; Castillo, Linda G.; Whitbourne, Susan Krauss; Hurley, Eric A.; Huynh, Que-Lam; Brown, Elissa J.; Caraway, S. Jean – Journal of American College Health, 2013
Background: Prior literature has shown that ethnic affirmation, one aspect of ethnic identity, is positively associated with mental health. However, the associations between ethnic affirmation and mental health may vary depending how much importance individuals place on their ethnic group membership (ie, centrality). Methods: Using path analysis,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, College Students, Ethnicity, Hispanic American Students
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Hwang, Jessica P.; Huang, Chih-Hsun; Yi, Jenny K. – Journal of American College Health, 2008
Asian American college students are at high risk for hepatitis B virus (HBV). Participants and Methods: Vietnamese American students completed a questionnaire assessing HBV knowledge and attitudes. The authors performed statistical analyses to examine the relationship between HBV knowledge and participant characteristics. They also performed…
Descriptors: Participant Characteristics, College Students, Knowledge Level, Diseases
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Tomiyama, A. Janet; Mann, Traci – Journal of American College Health, 2008
Objective: The authors evaluated the validity of familial enmeshment (extreme proximity in family relationships) as a risk factor for eating disorders across cultural value orientations. They tested the hypothesis that although familial enmeshment may be a risk factor for eating disorder pathology for (1) participants of non-Asian descent or (2)…
Descriptors: Family Life, Eating Disorders, Pathology, At Risk Persons
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Herman, Steve; Archambeau, Olga G.; Deliramich, Aimee N.; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Chiu, Pearl H.; Frueh, B. Christopher – Journal of American College Health, 2011
Objectives: To study (a) the prevalence of depressive symptoms and (b) the utilization of mental health treatment in an ethnoracially diverse sample consisting primarily of Asian Americans, European Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Participants: Five hundred eighty-nine college students. Method: A questionnaire packet that…
Descriptors: College Students, Pacific Islanders, Hawaiians, Mental Health
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Yep, Gust A. – Journal of American College Health, 1993
Researchers studied the predictive utility of the health belief model in relation to prevention of HIV infection among Asian-American college students. Surveys of 141 students indicated that perceived severity and barriers to preventive action were significant predictors of the adoption of HIV-preventive behaviors in that population. (SM)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Asian Americans, Attitude Change, Behavior Change
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Chai, Sheau C.; Jiang, Heng; Papas, Mia A.; Fang, Cheng-Shun; Setiloane, Kelebogile T. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The study examined the association between acculturation level, dietary nutrient intake, and psychological health of Asian students at the University of Delaware. Participants: A total of 172 students completed the study. Methods: Data were collected, using questionnaires, through Qualtrics®. Linear regression models were used to…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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Sieben, Andrew; Lust, Katherine; Crose, Ainslee; Renner, Lynette M.; Nguyen, Ruby H. N. – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) may be detrimental to health, yet are understudied in Asians/Pacific Islanders (API). We described the prevalence of individual ACEs among API college students compared to White college students. Participants: College students (n = 8,472) from 17 Minnesota postsecondary institutions completed the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, White Students, Racial Differences
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Gaultney, Jane F. – Journal of American College Health, 2010
Objective: To examine the prevalence of risk for sleep disorders among college students by gender and age, and their associations with grade point average (GPA). Participants: Participants were 1,845 college students at a large, southeastern public university. Methods: A validated sleep disorder questionnaire surveyed sleep data during the…
Descriptors: College Students, Grade Point Average, Incidence, Behavioral Objectives
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