Using national survey data from the CDC, CAP found that 1 in 3 Asian Americans who have been diagnosed with depression were unable to see a doctor at some point in the last year due to cost. A People Looking Forward. In many Asian cultures, people feel that women with lighter skin tones are more attractive. Random-digit dialing may not be the optimal method to survey these respondents, and these results cannot be generalized to limited-English proficient Asian Americans.
IMPROVING DATA COLLECTION, ANALYSIS, AND DISSEMINATION
Given AAPI women's rapidly growing population and their cultural diversity, it is important to collect and analyze data for them as a whole and by subgroups. Stigma prevents individuals from utilizing civil rights protections such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section of the Rehabilitation Act, and other laws.