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The association of subjective social status and health in low-income Mexican-origin individuals in Texas.
There is only limited research on subjective social status (SSS) and its effect on health in general and in minority US populations in particular. This study first investigates the determinants ofExpand
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Socioeconomic, cultural, and personal influences on health outcomes in low income Mexican-origin individuals in Texas.
Several studies have suggested that the health of Mexican-Americans is better than expected given their low socioeconomic status. The healthy migrant hypothesis and the acculturation hypothesis,Expand
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Relationship between safe sex and acculturation into the gay subculture.
There is some evidence, although conflicting, to suggest that socialization or acculturation into the gay community is associated with lower levels of unsafe sex. We attempted to determine theExpand
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Concordance Between Sexual Behavior and Sexual Identity in Street Outreach Samples of Four Racial/Ethnic Groups
Background There is a discrepancy between self-reported sexual identity and sexual behavior. The magnitude of this discrepancy is unclear, as is its variation across race/ethnicity and gender. GoalExpand
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Coping With Partner Abuse Among Mexican American and Anglo Women: Ethnic and Socioeconomic Influences
This exploratory study examines the influence of ethnic group membership and socioeconomic status on the coping strategies reported by women victims of partner abuse. Ninety-three Mexican AmericanExpand
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Unpacking Acculturation: Cultural Orientations and Educational Attainment Among Mexican-Origin Youth
Given educational risks facing Mexican-origin children of immigrant parents, it is important to understand how aspects of the acculturation process influence Mexican-origin youth’s educationalExpand
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The psychological effects of political and domestic violence on Central American and Mexican immigrant mothers and children
The goal of this study was to compare the psychosocial adjustment of 70 immigrant mothers and their children from Mexico and countries in Central America. In particular, we traced the effects ofExpand
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Injecting drug use is associated with HIV risk perception among Mexican Americans in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, USA.
OBJECTIVES Injecting drug use (IDU) remains an actual risk variable in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in most ethnic populations, and the association between actual risk and individualExpand
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Community level cancer control in a Texas barrio: Part II--Base-line and preliminary outcome findings.
In a quasiexperimental demonstration study, screening rates for breast and cervical cancers were measured among Mexican-American women in selected areas of San Antonio and Houston, Tex. This researchExpand
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The influence of demographics and working conditions on self-reported injuries among Latino day laborers
Abstract Background: The majority of day laborers in the USA are Latinos. They are engaged in high-risk occupations and suffer high occupational injury rates. Objectives: To describe on-the-jobExpand
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