Religion and health in Mexican Americans

  title={Religion and health in Mexican Americans},
  author={Jeffrey S. Levin M.P.H. and Kyriakos S. Markides},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
The relationship between religion and health was investigated using data from a three-generation study of mexican Americans. Two measures of religion—religious institution attendance and self-rated religiosity—were correlated with a number of functional health indicators, including self-rated health, activity restriction owing to health, bed disability days, physician utilization, worry over health, a physical symptoms scale, and a depression scale. In addition, prevalence rates were calculated… CONTINUE READING