Acculturation and obesity among migrant populations in high income countries – a systematic review

  title={Acculturation and obesity among migrant populations in high income countries – a systematic review},
  author={Maryam Delavari and Anders Larrabee S\onderlund and Boyd A. Swinburn and David Mellor and Andre M. N. Renzaho},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND There is evidence to suggest that immigrant populations from low or medium-income countries to high income countries show a significant change in obesogenic behaviors in the host society, and that these changes are associated with acculturation. However, the results of studies vary depending on how acculturation is measured. The objective of this study is to systematically review the evidence on the relationship between acculturation--as measured with a standardized acculturation… CONTINUE READING
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