Thank you for your interest in the COMPASS survey! We have received enthusiastic support since the survey launched last October and are now closing this survey. Our sincere gratitude to everyone who has taken the time to complete the survey. We plan to post any publications on this website as soon as these are available.

If you are interested in participating in additional research or surveys related to Asian American health & Pacific Islanders health, please consider joining the CARE Registry (  The COMPASS study is conducted as part of the CARE Registry, which is part of a larger effort to engage and represent Asian American and Pacific Islander adults in research.

Consider signing up for the CARE Registry's monthly newsletter (scroll down to the bottom of the webpage or email: [email protected]). The newsletter will serve as an additional source of information to inform you about research and educational events for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.  You don't have to be enrolled in CARE Registry to subscribe to this newsletter.

Our Purpose

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Welcome to COMPASS!
COMPASS stands for “COVID-19 Effects on the Mental and Physical Health of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders Survey Study (COMPASS)". This study is conducted in collaboration with multiple academic institutions and community partners that serve diverse AAPIs. These include University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), University of California, Davis (UCD), International Children Assistance Network (ICAN), National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation, Chinese Community Center, Hmong Community Center of Minnesota, Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center, United Sikhs, Memory and Aging Center at UCSF, EPATT, Yu-Ai Kai, India Community Center, and the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition (ASCCC).

The goal of "COMPASS" is to assess the effects of COVID-19 on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders health, healthcare access, caregiving, discrimination experience, employment/income, and social support and coping strategies (e.g., technology use). 

With your participation, COMPASS will help to inform future policies, programs and additional research that can alleviate the adverse effects of COVID-19 for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders.


COMPASS Brief Report (Click the report to download PDF)


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