Shauna K. Carlisle

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Immigrants on average have better health than native-born residents. However, no clear understanding of prevalence of chronic conditions across foreign-born groups exists, and few studies include Afro-Caribbean populations. This study utilizes the National Latino and Asian American Study and the National Survey of American Life to investigate nativity(More)
This study examines the ethnic subgroup variation in chronic health by comparing self-reports of chronic conditions across diverse ethnic subgroups of Asian American (Vietnamese, Filipino, Chinese), Latino American (Cuban, Portuguese, Mexican), and African Caribbean (Haitian, Jamaican, Trinidadian/Tobagonian) respondents. This analysis utilizes linked data(More)
OBJECTIVE This comparative analysis examines the association between chronic cardiovascular, respiratory and pain conditions, race, ethnicity, nativity, length of residency, and perceived discrimination among three racial and nine ethnic subgroups of Asian Americans (Vietnamese, Filipino, and Chinese), Latino-American (Cuban, Portuguese, and Mexican), and(More)
Although many interventions for youth rely, explicitly or implicitly, on group effects, sparse theoretical or empirical attention has been paid to the rationale for choosing a small-group design. The present study assesses the role of friendship closeness among youth in prevention intervention groups in shaping their HIV risk-related attitudes, intentions,(More)
This article examines the association between race and racial bullying (bullying due to one's race), in relation to youth substance use in school attending young adolescents in the United States. Weighted unadjusted and adjusted logistic regression models were run to assess if racial bullying involvement was associated with youth substance use. Data for(More)
This study explores the relationship between chronic conditions, perceived discrimination, and length of residency among three racial groups of foreign-born respondents: Afro-Caribbean, Asian, and Latino Americans. Analysis utilized Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiology Surveys (CPES) merged data from the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS)(More)
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