Pacific Islander adults have an abnormally high incidence of smoking—at 46 percent, their rate is almost four times as high as in California.
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.
The PIHS sample was drawn from Samoans and Tongans in San Mateo and Los Angeles counties in California.
This special initiative application represents innovative research to improve current understandings of cancer disparities and the disproportionate cancer burden among U.S. Pacific Islanders.
This fact sheet on the health of PI adults is based on data from the 2012 Pacific Islander Health Study.
This fact sheet on the health of PI adolescents is based on data from the 2012 Pacific Islander Health Study.