Immigration Status, Visa Types, and Body Weight Among New Immigrants in the United States.

@article{Yeh2018ImmigrationSV,
  title={Immigration Status, Visa Types, and Body Weight Among New Immigrants in the United States.},
  author={Ming-Chin Yeh and Nina S. Parikh and Alison E Megliola and Elizabeth A Kelvin},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={2018},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={771-778}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the relationship between immigration-related factors and body mass index (BMI) among immigrants. DESIGN Secondary analyses of cross-sectional survey data. SETTING The New Immigrant Survey (NIS-2003) contains data from in-person or telephone interviews between May and November 2003, with a probability sample of immigrants granted… CONTINUE READING