Nativity Differences in Behaviors Associated with High-Risk HPV Infection Among Hispanic Women in Houston, Texas, USA

@article{Montealegre2012NativityDI,
  title={Nativity Differences in Behaviors Associated with High-Risk HPV Infection Among Hispanic Women in Houston, Texas, USA},
  author={Jane Richards Montealegre and Michele Follen and Michael Scheurer},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={836-841}
}
While Hispanics in the U.S. are a population with significant within-group heterogeneity, epidemiologic studies often aggregate Hispanics into one homogenous group without considering differences by nativity. The objective of this study is to evaluate nativity differences in the risk behavior profile associated with prevalent high risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) among U.S.- and foreign-born Hispanic women. Using a clinical trial dataset, we compare risk behavior and HR-HPV infection patterns… CONTINUE READING
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