Hispanic paradox in biological risk profiles.

  title={Hispanic paradox in biological risk profiles.},
  author={Eileen Crimmins and Jung Ki Kim and Dawn E. Alley and Arun S. Karlamangla and Teresa Seeman},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={97 7},
OBJECTIVES We examined biological risk profiles by race, ethnicity, and nativity to evaluate evidence for a Hispanic paradox in measured health indicators. METHODS We used data on adults aged 40 years and older (n = 4206) from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (1999-2002) to compare blood pressure, metabolic, and inflammatory risk profiles for Whites, Blacks, US-born and foreign-born Hispanics, and Hispanics of Mexican origin. We controlled for age, gender, and… CONTINUE READING
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