Assuring the health of immigrants: what the leading health indicators tell us.

@article{Kandula2004AssuringTH,
  title={Assuring the health of immigrants: what the leading health indicators tell us.},
  author={Namratha R Kandula and Margaret Kersey and Nicole Lurie},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={357-76}
}
Over the past 20 years, the United States has experienced one of the largest waves of immigration in its history. Understanding the health status and needs of immigrants is important because of their growing numbers and their contribution to the health of the nation, but it is challenging because of gaps in national databases, the heterogeneity of immigrant populations, and uncertainty about how migration affects health. Healthy People 2010 outlines the nation's public health objectives for the… CONTINUE READING

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