Panapasa finds Pacific Islanders in CA have higher health risks, lower insurance coverage than other Californians

Panapasa finds Pacific Islanders in CA have higher health risks, lower insurance coverage than other Californians

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"Survey finds health disparities in two Pacific Islander populations" - Michigan News. 4/12/2017.

Research by Sela Panapasa finds that two groups of Pacific Islanders residing in California - Samoans and Tongans - had higher rates of hypertension and cigarette smoking, and lower rates of health insurance coverage and use of health care screenings, than Californians at large.

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