Chronic Disease Risk Factors Among American Indian/Alaska Native Women of Reproductive Age

@inproceedings{Amparo2011ChronicDR,
  title={Chronic Disease Risk Factors Among American Indian/Alaska Native Women of Reproductive Age},
  author={Pamela Amparo and Sherry L Farr and Patricia Dietz},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION The magnitude of chronic conditions and risk factors among American Indian/Alaska Native women of reproductive age is unknown. The objective of our study was to estimate this magnitude. METHODS We analyzed data for 2,821 American Indian/Alaska Native women and 105,664 non-Hispanic white women aged 18 to 44 years from the 2005 and 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. We examined prevalence of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, body mass index (kg/m(2… CONTINUE READING