Acculturation and interrelationships between problem and health-promoting behaviors among Latino adolescents.

@article{Ebin2001AcculturationAI,
  title={Acculturation and interrelationships between problem and health-promoting behaviors among Latino adolescents.},
  author={Vicki J Ebin and Carl D. Sneed and Donald E Morisky and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus and Anders Magnusson and Charles K Malotte},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={62-72}
}
PURPOSE To examine: (a) the effects of acculturation on a healthy lifestyle including problem behaviors (substance use and sex acts) and health-promoting behaviors (e.g., seat belt use, vitamin intake, hours of sleep per night) and (b) the interrelationships among problem and health-promoting behaviors among Latino adolescents. METHODS Face-to-face interviews were conducted with Latino adolescents (n = 609) with questions covering the following areas: acculturation, sociodemographics, problem… CONTINUE READING