Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of elderly Asian and Pacific Island Americans

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  • Older Asian Americans -- Statistics,
  • Older Pacific Islander Americans -- Statistics
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    Other titlesDemographic and socio economic characteristics of elderly Asian and Pacific Island Americans
    StatementJeffry J. Young & Ning Gu
    ContributionsGu, Ning, National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (U.S.), United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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    Open LibraryOL15269429M

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Get this from a library. Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of elderly Asian and Pacific Island Americans. [Jeffry J Young; Ning Gu; National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. Thus, older Asian Americans are an important group to study. Asian-American older adults are underrepresented in nursing homes [6,7,8].

Asian Americans face many Cited by: 4. Asian Americans over age 65 are among the fastest growing minority group in the USA. Between andthe Asian-American elderly population is projected to grow 19 % to over million persons (Administration on Aging, n.d.).

Overwhelmingly, older Asian Americans Author: Debra A. Harley. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the fastest growing minority group in the United States, making up more than 4 percent of the U.S.

population and totaling more than 12 million. They account for more than one-quarter of the U.S. foreign-born population. Existing literature on aging service use by Asian/Chinese American seniors mainly focuses on documenting and explaining low service use in the Asian/Chinese senior population.

However, service use is not uniformly low, and variations in need and use do occur within the Asian/Chinese senior by: San Diego County Demographics Profile – North Central Region Demographic Data Asian/Pacific Islander Population Distribution Asian/Pacific Island Language Only %.

In the million Americans of Asian descent comprised percent of the total U.S. population. Nearly half of the Asian[1] population— 46 percent —lives in the. Chinatown’s characteristics and needs following the further weakening of its economic, social and (2,), f to 56,; and the elderly population grew by 15 percent (1,), f to 13, Among Asians in Chinatown from with LEP in spoke an Asian or Pacific Island File Size: 1MB.

Asians/Pacific Islanders Facts on the Asian/Pacific Island Population – fact sheet and links to Asian/Pacific Islander data from the Census Demographic Characteristics of the Aging Population compiled by the Administration on Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches is a book.

Asian-American Elderly: A Review Of The Quality Of Life And Social Service Needs the elderly among Asian-Americans have received scant attention from social service agen- has also shown that the proportion of the elderly poor in the Asian-American population is much higher than that of elderly.

Demographic & Economic Characteristics of Aging Americans (Updated) Fact Sheet • February • Inthere were million Americans age 65 and older accounting for about 13% of the total U.S. population. Of these individuals, million were 85 years and older.

Demographic and Socio-economic Trends in Boston: What we’ve learned from the latest Census data • Labor force characteristics 2. Boston is Growing 3. , Asian and Pacific Island. The U.S. government stipulates that federal agencies collect and present information on the White, Black, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian race populations, and on the Hispanic origin ethnic population.

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You Asian Pacific. race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health heart disease death rates could be due to a higher death rate for blacks among persons with heart disease, or, the gap could reflect a.

The region-wide demographic transition towards an older population is fundamentally reshaping the demographic landscape, and is giving rise to two key socio-economic challenges.

This timely book Cited by: percentage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders age agree with this (73%) in comparison to just under half of the total population of the same age (49%).

In fact, 42 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the survey were actually helping to care for elders, versus just 22 percent of the general population.

socio-economic characteristics of the elderly. As a fast developing nation, addressing the needs of different social, economic and demographic groups is vital to balanced growth in the nation and therefore, understanding past, present and future trends among the older population.

Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Per a U.S. Office of Management and Budget directive, the Asian or Pacific Islander racial category was separated into two categories: one being Asian and the other Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.

Thus, this Facts for Features contains a section for each. Asian Population. In honor of Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the U.S.

Census Bureau compiled a wide-range of demographic and economic statistics on our nation's Asian-American and Pacific Islander populations. Asian. million. The estimated number of Asian. Asian Americans: A Demographic Portrait By Asian Americans we refer to a diverse group of American residents who are either descendants of immigrants from a general area in Asia or are themselves such immigrants.

Although there is some debate about the originating countries of Asian Americans, the common practice is to include East Asia File Size: KB. The care of elders among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) carries with it attitudes, beliefs, and practices that can be starkly different from those of the general population.

Since most AAPIs age 50 and older Author: Xenia Montenegro. Demographic Characteristics Age. Hawaii’s diverse race groups have noticeably different age distributions.

Our state’s older population, those 65 and older, accounts for an estimated % of the total population, and the under population is an estimated % of the population File Size: 2MB.

The following excerpt is from the report A Demographic Portrait of Asian Americans, by Yu Xie and Kimberly Goyette and published by the Russell Sage Foundation and the Population. References. Contents. Articles and Books; Internet Resources.

Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of elderly Asian and Pacific Island Americans. Seattle: National Asian Pacific. The demographics of Asian Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who can trace their ancestry to one or more countries in Asia.

Because they compose 6% of the entire U.S. population, the diversity of the group is often disregarded in media and news discussions of "Asians" or of "Asian Americans."California: 5, The United States is the third-most populous country in the world, with an estimated population ofas of Janu The United States Census Bureau shows a population • Estimate:() (3rd).

The Amber Waves article presents findings from "Where Demographics Will Take the Food System," first released at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum Ministerial Meetings in Bangkok, Thailand.

For the intermediate term, population growth and other demographic. population. In percentage terms, the older population will be the most rapidly growing segment of Asia’s population during the first half of the 21st century. The average annual rate of growth for the year old population is projected at % and the 75+ population at %.

In contrast, the population isFile Size: KB. This article is an edited chapter on the major historical events and contemporary characteristics of the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander American community, excerpted from The New Face of Asian Pacific America: Numbers, Diversity, and Change in the 21st Century, edited by Eric Lai and Dennis Arguelles in conjunction with AsianWeek Magazine and published by the UCLA Asian.

The million Asian Americans who compose about percent of the American population include more than 50 different Asian ethnicities and languages.

Asian Americans are concentrated in urban areas, particularly in California, New York, and Texas. Which Asian .Cancer incidence and mortality patterns among specific Asian and Pacific Islander populations in the U.S. Cancer Causes Control, 19(3), Mughal, A.

(). Islam FAQ (Part 3/15): .The White majority is aging and shrinking; the Black, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian populations are young and growing. It is imperative for those who deliver health care to be understanding of and sensitive to cultural differences, and the effect of the differences .