Diabetes-related mortality among Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans in the United States.

@article{Smith2005DiabetesrelatedMA,
  title={Diabetes-related mortality among Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans in the United States.},
  author={Chrystal A. S. Smith and Elizabeth Barnett},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={381-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Hispanics are the most rapidly growing minority group in the United States, and Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans and Cuban Americans are the three largest Hispanic subgroups. Among Hispanics, type 2 diabetes is the fifth leading cause of death. This paper examines diabetes-related mortality in Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans over 35 years of age in the United States during 1996 and 1997. METHODS Using data from the National Vital Statistics System and the 1990… CONTINUE READING

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