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State of AAPIs: Health (2014)
Center for American Progress and AAPI Data (2014) This research brief examines progress in health care coverage among AAPIs through 2014, and persistent disparities in language access and health conditions.
Methodological issues in the collection, analysis, and reporting of granular data in Asian American populations (2010)
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (2010)

This article examines the challenges associated with collecting , analyzing, and reporting disaggregated data on Asian Americans.
The Unique Health Status and Health Care Experiences of Older Asian Americans (2014)
Clinical Gerontologist (2014)

This article describes the unique health characteristics that elderly Asian Americans have in the United States as well as recommendations for health care.
Does an immigrant health paradox exist among Asian Americans? (2012)
Social Science & Medicine (2012)

This article examines the relationship between nativity and occupational class and subjective health measures among Asian Americans.
Problems With the Collection and Interpretation of Asian-American Health Data (2012)
Annals of Epidemiology (2012)

Data on Asian American health are scarce, and many health disparities for this population remain unknown.
Asian American Mental Health (2012)
American Psychologists (2012)

This article highlights advances and illuminates gaps in the knowledge gained about the mental health and psychotherapeutic treatment of Asian Americans in the past decade.
Health Care Access Among Asian American Subgroups (2015)
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health (2015)

Few studies have examined differences in health care access across Asian American ethnicities and none have considered the effects of residential segregation.
Health Care Expenditures Among Asian American Subgroups (2013)
Medical Care Research And Review (2013)

Using two nationally representative data sets, this study examined health care expenditure disparities between Caucasians and different Asian American subgroups.
Limited English Proficient Asian Americans (2010)
Social Science and Medicine (2010)

This study evaluated the impact of threshold language policy on Vietnamese, Cantonese, Hmong, and Cambodian limited English proficiency persons' use of public mental health services in California.
English language proficiency and lifetime mental health service utilization (2010)
Journal of Public Health (2010)

The aim of this study was to examine the predictors of lifetime mental health service use in relation to English language proficiency among Asian Americans.
National Health Interview Survey (2012)
National Health Interview Survey

The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is the principal source of information on the health of the civilian non-institutionalized population of the United States.
California Health Interview Survey
California Health Interview Survey

The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) is the largest state health survey in the nation; it is a random-dial telephone survey that asks questions on a wide range of health topics.
Generational Cohorts, Age at Arrival (2009)
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (2009)

Using data from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey, this paper examines generational cohort differences in access to health services among Asian and Latino immigrant adults.
Language Concordance and Patient- Physician Communication (2011)
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2011)

This study sought to examine whether perceived mental health needs and discussion of these needs differed as a function of race or ethnicity and language concordance in older Latinos and Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs).
Health Status and Health Services Access (2010)
American Journal of Public Health (2010) This article found that Asian ethnicities have heterogeneous health care access and utilization patterns, suggesting the need for targeted outreach to different Asian ethnic groups.
Community Health Centers (2010)
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (2010)

This report looks at Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations and their membership demographics and patient rates from 2000-2008.
Health Coverage and Access to Care (2008)
Kaiser Family Foundation and APIAHF (2008)

A new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum examines the health coverage, access to health care, and health status of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups in the United States, and finds that certain subgroups are doing much worse than others in terms of health insurance coverage and access to health care.
Coverage Gains (2011)
APIA Health Forum (2011) This report highlights how health care reform will provide coverage to countless uninsured and underinsured Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific islander (AA and NHPi) children.
The Impact of Health Care Reform (2012)
APIA Health Forum (2012) This report details how Asian Americans, Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders will be affected following health care reform, topics include: current coverage landscape, medicaid expansion, health insurance exchanges, and youth adult coverage.