Feminism theory and interracial dating

Asian american women have been found to be at higher risk than are asian american men to get Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).

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As we shall see, the lack of power among asian women in interracial relationship with white men helps to explain their high rates of STDs, given the sexual activity among white men.

Therefore, white men could have more control over asian women than they would have with white or black women. found that 13% of asian women had ever had an STD, compared to 4% for asian men.

Young women had four times the odds of young men of having had an STD (odds ratio, 4.1).

Indians were significantly more likely than Filipinos to have had an STD (4.8).

RESULTS: Thirteen percent of females and 4% of males had ever had an STD.

Among those who had had an STD, 75% were female, 9% had ever been paid for sex, 31% had had sex before age 15 and 55% had had multiple sex partners in the previous 12 months.

Eighty-five percent of the young adults in this sample reported that they had had sexual intercourse.

Measures Independent variables include gender; age (in years); and ethnicity, categorized as Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, and other Asians and Pacific Islanders (e.g., Hawaiians, Samoans and Cambodians).

Ninety percent of our sample reported speaking English at home; those who spoke English at home and were U. Those who did not speak English at home and were foreign-born were the smallest group (5%).

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