Leading health indicators: a comparison of Hispanics with non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, United States 2003.

@article{Chowdhury2006LeadingHI,
  title={Leading health indicators: a comparison of Hispanics with non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, United States 2003.},
  author={P. Pal Chowdhury and Lina S. Balluz and Catherine A Okoro and Tara W. Strine},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={534-41}
}
OBJECTIVE One of the goals of Healthy People 2010 is to eliminate health disparities among racial/ethnic groups. This study compared Hispanics with non-Hispanic Whites and non-Hispanic Blacks on six leading health indicators (LHIs) by demographics characteristics, access to medical care, and general health status. SETTING Data were gathered from 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a state based random-digit-dialed telephone survey. PARTICIPANTS Respondents were non… CONTINUE READING