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dc.contributor.advisor Holub, Christina en_US
dc.contributor.author Detten, Alma
dc.contributor.author Bryant, Janell
dc.contributor.author Fuentes Leon, Dalia
dc.contributor.author Leon, Jasmin
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-06T22:20:44Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-06T22:20:44Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12-06
dc.date.submitted 2017-11-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/198533 en
dc.description.abstract NHPI have a higher percentage of obese adults in comparison to other racial groups (Lasseter et al., 2015). This may be due to risky behaviors, lack of physical activity, and lack of vegetable and fruit intake (Moy et al., 2010). The goal of this capstone was to develop a culturally-tailored nutrition curriculum based on qualitative feedback from NHPI key informants and focus group participants. This qualitative study was guided by a logic model, primarily adopted from the Pili ‘Ohana Project, which used a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to collect data through community informant interviews, focus groups, and a survey (Kaholokula et al., n.d.). Using a similar approach, this capstone used data from two key informant interviews and two focus group interviews to inform the type of materials developed and receive feedback. A grounded theory approach was used to analyze the data and three themes emerged from the interviews: (1) lifestyle change, (2) helping others, and (3) barriers to healthy eating. These findings demonstrate the need to develop more public health programs targeting NHPI in San Diego County. It is important to focus more public health efforts on addressing health disparities in this rapidly growing population. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Public Health en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject NHPI en_US
dc.subject Nutrition en_US
dc.subject CBPR en_US
dc.title Designing a Nutrition Curriculum for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in San Diego en_US
dc.type Project en_US
dc.contributor.committeemember Beaulieu, Rodney en_US


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