Acculturation and sociocultural influences on dietary intake and health status among Puerto Rican adults in Massachusetts.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown negative consequences of acculturation on lifestyle factors, health status, and dietary intake of Hispanic immigrants in the US. Despite prevalent type 2 diabetes and low socioeconomic status (SES) among Puerto Rican adults living on the US mainland, little is known about acculturation in this group. OBJECTIVE We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jada.2011.08.049

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@article{Rompay2012AcculturationAS, title={Acculturation and sociocultural influences on dietary intake and health status among Puerto Rican adults in Massachusetts.}, author={Maria I Van Rompay and Nicola M. Mckeown and Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa and Luis M. Falc{\'o}n and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s and Katherine L Tucker}, journal={Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics}, year={2012}, volume={112 1}, pages={64-74} }