Panapasa finds Pacific Islanders in CA have higher health risks, lower insurance coverage than other Californians
MiCDA News Reference
"Survey finds health disparities in two Pacific Islander populations" - Michigan News. 04/12/2017.
Research by Sela Panapasa finds that two groups of Pacific Islanders residing in California - Samoans and Tongans - had higher rates of hypertension and cigarette smoking, and lower rates of health insurance coverage and use of health care screenings, than Californians at large.