Lifestyle changes by ethnicity (H7)
Approximately 71%, 83%, and 59% of Chinese-, Korean-, and Mexican-Americans, respectively, reported making a lifestyle change after their diagnosis.
Korean-Americans were most likely to change their lifestyles (X2=7.313; p<0.05).
Most common change reported was in their eating habits followed by exercise and stress.
Exercise and stress management significantly differed according to ethnicity.
Chinese-Americans were more likely to report exercise changes (X2= 7.507; p<0.05), while Korean-Americans were more likely to report stress management reduction (X2= 7.287; p<0.05)