Adolescent participation in preventive health behaviors, physical activity, and nutrition: differences across immigrant generations for Asians and Latinos compared with Whites.

@article{Allen2007AdolescentPI,
  title={Adolescent participation in preventive health behaviors, physical activity, and nutrition: differences across immigrant generations for Asians and Latinos compared with Whites.},
  author={Michele L. Allen and Marc N. Elliott and Leo S. Morales and Allison L. Diamant and Katrin Hambarsoomian and Mark A. Schuster},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={337-43}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated preventive health behaviors (bicycle helmet, seat belt, and sunscreen use), physical activity, television viewing or video game playing, and nutrition (fruit, vegetable, milk, and soda consumption) among Asian and Latino adolescents living in the United States; assessed trends across generations (first-, second-, and third-generation immigrants or later); and compared each generation with White adolescents. METHODS We used data from 5801 adolescents aged 12 to 17… CONTINUE READING

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