Clashing paradigms: an empirical examination of cultural proxies and socioeconomic condition shaping Latino health.

@article{Echeverra2013ClashingPA,
  title={Clashing paradigms: an empirical examination of cultural proxies and socioeconomic condition shaping Latino health.},
  author={Sandra E. Echeverr{\'i}a and Sri Ram Pentakota and Ana F Abra{\'i}do-Lanza and Teresa M. Janevic and Daniel A. Gundersen and Sarah M Ramirez and Cristine D. Delnevo},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={608-13}
}
OBJECTIVE Much debate exists regarding the role of culture versus socioeconomic position in shaping the health of Latino populations. We propose that both may matter for health and explicitly test their independent and joint effects on smoking and physical activity. METHODS We used the 2010 National Health Interview Survey, a population-based survey of the U.S. population, to estimate the prevalence of smoking and physical activity by language use (cultural proxy) and education among Latino… CONTINUE READING