Affiliation: University of Washington
- Cardiovascular disease among Black Americans: comparisons between the U.S. Virgin Islands and the 50 U.S. statesHEDWIG LEE
University of Washington, Department of Sociology, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Public Health Rep 128:170-8. 2013..S. Virgin Islands (USVI) with those residing in the 50 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. (US 50/DC) and residing in different regions of the US 50/DC (Northeast, Midwest, South, and West)...
- Multiple levels of social disadvantage and links to obesity in adolescence and young adulthoodHEDWIG LEE
Department of Sociology, University of Washington, 211 Savery Hall, Box 353340, Seattle, WA 98195 3340, USA
J Sch Health 83:139-49. 2013..This article examines the role of disadvantage at the family-, peer-, school-, and neighborhood-level, to determine which contexts are related to obesity in adolescence and young adulthood...
- Cumulative social risk and racial/ethnic disparities in obesity during the transition to adulthoodHEDWIG LEE
Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 3340, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:907-27. 2013..Hispanic-White disparities did not change. There were no disparities in obesity for males. Our results suggest that social risk factors accumulate to explain Black-White disparities in obesity for females...