Pacific Islander adults have an abnormally high incidence of smoking—at 46 percent, their rate is almost four times as high as in California.
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Ongoing Projects

Research_Pacific Islander Health Study

Pacific Islander Health Study Preliminary Report

This study developed a scientific protocol to facilitate data collection among numerically small and hard to reach Pacific Islander populations to determine Pacific Islander health disparities.

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PIHS Descriptives

The PIHS sample was drawn from Samoans and Tongans in San Mateo and Los Angeles counties in California.

Understanding Cancer Disparities Among U.S. Pacific Islanders

This special initiative application represents innovative research to improve current understandings of cancer disparities and the disproportionate cancer burden among U.S. Pacific Islanders.

Winter 2013 Teen Fact Sheet

Winter 2013 PIHS Adult Fact Sheet

This fact sheet on the health of PI adults is based on data from the 2012 Pacific Islander Health Study.

Winter 2013 Adult Fact Sheet

Winter 2013 PIHS Adolescent Fact Sheet

This fact sheet on the health of PI adolescents is based on data from the 2012 Pacific Islander Health Study.

 

Completed projects

Efficacy of Measurements for API Population in U.S. Based Samples and Surveys

Mortality Patterns Across the Lifecourse Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders

Health Data and Health Information in the U.S. Insular Areas

Analysis of the 2000 Census Data on Pacific Islanders