Race/ethnic and sex differentials in body mass among US adults.

  title={Race/ethnic and sex differentials in body mass among US adults.},
  author={Justin T. Denney and Patrick M. Krueger and Richard G. Rogers and Jason D. Boardman},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  volume={14 3},
Current research incompletely documents race/ethnic and sex disparities in body mass, especially at the national level. Data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey, Sample Adult File, are used to examine overall and sex-specific disparities in body mass for non-Hispanic Whites, non-Hispanic Blacks, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans, and Cuban Americans. Two complementary multivariate regression techniques, ordinary least squares and multinomial logistic… CONTINUE READING

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