Health-related risk factors in a sample of Hispanics and whites matched on sociodemographic characteristics. The Stanford Five-City Project.

@article{Winkleby1993HealthrelatedRF,
  title={Health-related risk factors in a sample of Hispanics and whites matched on sociodemographic characteristics. The Stanford Five-City Project.},
  author={Marilyn A. Winkleby and Stephen P. Fortmann and Beverly Rockhill},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={137 12},
  pages={
          1365-75
        }
}
Although past studies have compared health-related risk factors in Hispanics and whites, few studies have controlled for potential confounding from sociodemographic variables. Using data on men and women aged 25-74 years who responded to biennial cross-sectional surveys conducted in four diverse California cities from 1979 to 1990, the authors employed a matched-pairs design in which 756 Hispanic respondents were matched to 756 white respondents according to age, sex, educational level, city of… CONTINUE READING
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