However, unique to the Hispanic population is variation based on level of acculturation.
What does LOA stand for?
LOA stands for Level of Acculturation
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This study suggests that male Asian university students in Australia are at particular risk of developing body image disturbances, irrespective of their level of acculturation.
At MARS, we recognize that a consumer's cultural background and level of acculturation affects how she thinks, acts and shops which is why we look at the whole person and her spectrum of interconnected experiences when developing an approach to a shopper marketing challenge," said Rob Rivenburgh, Chief Operations Officer at MARS Advertising.
For instance, even if a child of Mexican identity is born and raised in the United States, she or he may still manifest a large number of cultural characteristics typically viewed as Mexican if her or his parents experience a low level of acculturation (Ponterotto, Casas, Suzuki, & Alexander, 2000).
The study also tried to identify whether the level of acculturation has an influence on the mode of adjustment to career.
Research on Hispanic high school students has found that level of acculturation accounts for significant variance in educational and career expectations (Flores & O'Brien, 2002; McWhirter et al.
That is, those who responded to the survey in English could be more acculturated than those who responded to the survey in Chinese or, in other words, the choice of the survey language could be an indicator of the level of acculturation, much like acculturation was typically measured by language itself in previous studies.
The criterion variable was the level of acculturation stress.