Omer Taychaw

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BACKGROUND This study examines the nature of disparities in cardiovascular risk by exploring chronic stressors and other cardiovascular risk factors on youth of African descent who are integrating into an industrialized society. METHODS Qualitative data on cardiovascular risk and acclimation to the dominant society were collected from three groups of key(More)
Background : Although studies have described the 'healthy immigrant effect' in adults, far fewer have examined the 'healthy immigrant effect' for adolescents living in immigrant families. Those few studies that did, noted conflicting results, and also differed on whether gender confounds the results. : This cross-sectional study was informed by the(More)
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