Asian Americans: Diabetes Prevalence Across U.S. and World Health Organization Weight Classifications

@inproceedings{OzaFrank2009AsianAD,
  title={Asian Americans: Diabetes Prevalence Across U.S. and World Health Organization Weight Classifications},
  author={Reena Oza-Frank and Mohammed K Ali and Viola Vaccarino and K. M. Venkat Narayan},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare diabetes prevalence among Asian Americans by World Health Organization and U.S. BMI classifications. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Data on Asian American adults (n = 7,414) from the National Health Interview Survey for 1997-2005 were analyzed. Diabetes prevalence was estimated across weight and ethnic group strata. RESULTS Regardless of BMI classification, Asian Indians and Filipinos had the highest prevalence of overweight (34-47 and 35-47%, respectively, compared with… CONTINUE READING

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