Foreign- Born Blacks Experience Lower Risk of Obesity but Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes than US-Born Blacks in NYC

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Sandra E. Echeverría, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Research is limited on the health of foreign-born Blacks (FBBs), who are often grouped with African Americans. This study compared obesity and diabetes odds in FBBs and US-born Blacks (USBBs) in NYC. Analyzing the 2009–2013 NYC Community Health Survey (3701 FBBs and 6297 USBBs), weighted multivariate logistic regression examined odds of obesity and diabetes, adjusting for age, gender, education, income, marital status, children

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Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2019 Feb;21(1):47-55.
Language: English
Date: 2018
Obesity, Diabetes, Black, Immigrant, Duration of residence

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