In sum, we hypothesized that there would be a significant difference between ethnic groups and genders in sexual attitudes, and that higher levels of mainstream acculturation and lower levels of heritage acculturation would predict sexual attitudes that mimicked that of the mainstream population i. It partly comes down to how you can almost bet that your parents disapprove of premarital sex. Higher conservatism scores reflect a greater degree of conservative sexual attitudes. Thus, any non-representativeness of the sample is likely caused by the schools chosen and the kinds of students in the hosting courses not be who decided to participate within classes. HIV infection among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is also growing at a rate higher than any other racial or ethnic group— Table 1 click to expand Table 2 click to expand. Concurrent and factorial validity have also been demonstrated for the VIA. Women click to expand Men click to expand Conclusion The general pattern that we have found, with a few exceptions and some nonsignificant differences, is that first-generation immigrants have the most restrictive and conservative sexual attitudes, whereas non-immigrants within the same racial-ethnic group have the most permissive sexual attitudes. While Asian-Americans make up 5 percent of the US population, the report found only 2. Among Hispanics, for both men and women, second-generation immigrants are significantly more restrictive than non-immigrants, but the first-generation immigrants are not the most restrictive. Former United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki , the first Asian American to serve in that post, also resigned in light of the scandal involving the entire Veterans Health Administration and the substantial delayed wait times for veterans to receive adequate care. This stair-step pattern of the most restrictive views being seen among first-generation immigrants and the least among non-immigrants is also found for several of the attitudes for Blacks and Hispanics. To ensure confidentiality, each participant was randomly assigned a number associated with their data.