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Ethno Literacy S19

Thus, cultural differences in seeking information can impact on the barriers experienced trying to access health information.
South Asian participants mentioned many more barriers to accessing health info than Chinese participants – this may be due to cultural preferences to seeking info within their social networks
-since Chinese participants used a broader array of info sources, it may be one reason why they were less likely to experience barriers to health info
-these cultural differences will also impact on the strategies used to increase access to health information among and within communities

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