Health problems and hospitalizations among Asian-American ethnic groups
Asian American Health: MedlinePlus
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Telephone interview using random-digit dialing, stratified to over-sample adults living in areas with disproportionately large numbers of minorities. Reports of health care experiences and trust in the doctor at the last visit, and overall satisfaction with care and desire to change doctors in the last 2 years. In multivariable analyses, Asian Americans were less likely than whites to report that they were very satisfied with care odds ratio [OR], 0. However, they were not significantly less likely than whites to trust their doctors OR, 0.
Asian Americans’ Reports of Their Health Care Experiences
Across racial and ethnic groups, most measures of health status were stable or improved compared to prior to the ACA Figure 22 , but most groups of color continued to fare worse than Whites across indicators of health status post-ACA Figure Most other measures remained stable or could not be assessed over time due to data limitations. The smaller number of improvements in measures of health status and outcomes compared to measures of coverage, access, and use, may reflect that a broad array of factors, including social and environmental factors outside the health care system, affect health and that it may take additional time for measureable changes in health to occur in response to improvements in coverage, access, and use.