Relative Contributions of Socioeconomic, Local Environmental, Psychosocial, Lifestyle/Behavioral, Biophysiological, and Ancestral Factors to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes

@inproceedings{Piccolo2016RelativeCO,
  title={Relative Contributions of Socioeconomic, Local Environmental, Psychosocial, Lifestyle/Behavioral, Biophysiological, and Ancestral Factors to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Rebecca S. Piccolo and S V Subramanian and Neil E Pearce and Jose C Florez and John B Mckinlay},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE Racial/ethnic minorities in the U.S. have a higher prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) than white adults. While many independent risk factors for T2DM have been identified, these determinants are often viewed in isolation without considering the joint contributions of competing risk factors. The objective of this study was to assess the relative contributions of six domains of influence to racial/ethnic disparities in T2DM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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