Region of Birth and Disability Among Recent U.S. Immigrants: Evidence from the 2000 Census.

@article{Huang2011RegionOB,
  title={Region of Birth and Disability Among Recent U.S. Immigrants: Evidence from the 2000 Census.},
  author={Cheng Yu Huang and Neil K Mehta and Irma T. Elo and Solveig A Cunningham and R. H. Stephenson and David F. Williamson and Kabayam M Venkat Narayan},
  journal={Population research and policy review},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={399-418}
}
This study aimed to test the "healthy immigrant" hypothesis and assess health heterogeneity among newly arrived working-age immigrants (18-64 years) from various regions of origin. Using the 5% sample of the 2000 U.S. Census (PUMS), we found that, compared with their native-born counterparts, immigrants from all regions of the world were less likely to report mental disability and physical disability. Immigrants from selected regions of origin were, however, more likely to report work… CONTINUE READING

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