Theselected population to be studied is the Asian population. Therationale for selecting this group was because it is regarded as thelargest group of immigrants having moved to the United States. Areport produced by the Pew Research Center on the month of September2015, revealed that the Asians are on track to become the largestimmigrant population living in the U.S. According to the research, bythe year 2065, the projected Asian population would hot 441 millionpeople, which will be an estimated 88% of the entire growth of theimmigrants. Initial data revealing the population of the immigrantgroups in the U.S revealed that whereas only 47% of the immigrantpopulation in the country was neutralized, the Asian immigrantpopulation was at 59 percent. The criteria for inclusion andexclusion of the population of choice were immigrants and the largestin the U.S.
Accordingto the 2010 census, the Asian population was 43 percent of theAmerican population. In the year 2010, the Asians w ere 18.2 millionin the population of the U.S alone. The Asian group implies anindividual having the origins in any of the native people of the FarEast, or the Southeast Asia or the Indian subcontinent. The groupincludes China, Cambodia, India, Japan, Thailand, Pakistan, Vietnam,Philippine, and Malatya among others.
Asiansare known to have a long history in the U.S and involves inactivities such as trade and construction.
Thehealth risk factors for this group include Cancers, heart disease,stroke, and diabetes among others. The group has also been reportedto be prone to conditions such as Hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS,Tuberculosis, and Smocking and Tobacco use (CDC, 2013).
Theseinclude pollution of the environment, global warming, deforestation,and over fishing among others.
CDC.(2013).AsianAmerican Populations.Retrieved fromhttp://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/populations/REMP/asian.html