Association of acculturation, nativity, and years living in the United States with biobanking among individuals of Mexican descent.

@article{Lopez2014AssociationOA,
  title={Association of acculturation, nativity, and years living in the United States with biobanking among individuals of Mexican descent.},
  author={David Sebastian Lopez and Mar{\'i}a Eva Fern{\'a}ndez and Miguel {\'A}ngel Cano and Claudia Coca M{\'e}ndez and C P Tsai and David W. Wetter and Sara S. Strom},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={402-8}
}
BACKGROUND Biobanking is the collection of human biospecimens (tissues, blood, and body fluids) and their associated clinical and outcome data. Hispanics are less likely to provide biologic specimens for biobanking. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of acculturation, nativity status, and years living in the United States with participation in biobanking among individuals of Mexican descent. METHODS Participants were 19,212 adults of Mexican descent enrolled in an… CONTINUE READING

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