- Variations in healthcare access and utilization among Mexican immigrants: the role of documentation statusArturo Vargas Bustamante
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:146-55. 2012..The recently approved Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will not reduce these disparities unless undocumented immigrants are granted some form of legal status...
- Occurrence and correlates of overweight and obesity among island Puerto Rican youthJeremiah R Garza
Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Ethn Dis 21:163-9. 2011..OBJECTIVE AND MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: This article provides 2005-2008 population-based prevalence data on obesity and overweight among youth residing in Puerto Rico...
- Immigration disparities in cardiovascular disease risk factor awarenessBrent A Langellier
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, P O Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1772, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:918-25. 2012..Immigrants are more likely than those born in the US to be unaware of their CVD risk factors, and therefore may be less motivated to seek treatment and modify their behavior to prevent negative CVD outcomes...
- The health status of youth in Puerto RicoBrent A Langellier
Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:569-73. 2012..Few population-based studies have assessed health outcomes and health care access and use among youth in the US Commonwealth of Puerto Rico...