Homma Y*, Wong S, Zumbo B, Saewyc E.(2015). Ethnic identity and sexual initiation among East Asian youth in Canada.Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 17(5): 1580-1584.
By jacqueline marchioni on October 26, 2016
Despite the large number of East Asian youth in Canada, little is known about their health and risk behaviors. We examined the relationship between ethnic identity and sexual initiation among East Asians. This secondary analysis of a population-based survey selected 4,311 students in 7-12th grades who described themselves as East Asian (e.g., Chinese, Japanese, Korean). […]
Although less than 10% of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia were sexually active, approx. 70% of those who’d had sex engaged in one or more risky sexual behaviours (Homma, Saewyc, Wong & Zumbo, 2013)
By bmiller on March 14, 2013
Although less than 10% of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia were sexually active, approx. 70% of those who’d had sex engaged in one or more risky sexual behaviours (Homma, Saewyc, Wong & Zumbo, 2013).
Wong S, Homma Y, Saewyc E, Johnson J. (2010). The unmet health needs of East Asian high-school students: Are homestay students at risk? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 101(3), 241-245.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2010
Most “homestay” high school students come to Canada from East Asian countries such as China, Korea and Japan to attend school while living with another family. Our objectives were to examine: 1) the characteristics of homestay youth compared to immigrant and Canadian-born East Asian youth and 2) whether their health risk behaviours are similar to […]