Risk factors for cardiovascular disease among Mexican-American adults in the United States and Mexico: a comparative study.

@article{Morales2014RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for cardiovascular disease among Mexican-American adults in the United States and Mexico: a comparative study.},
  author={Leo S. Morales and Yvonne N. Flores and Mei Leng and No{\'e}mie Sportiche and Katia Gallegos-Carrillo and Jorge Salmer{\'o}n},
  journal={Salud publica de Mexico},
  year={2014},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          197-205
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in a cohort of Mexican health workers with representative samples of US-born and Mexico-born Mexican-Americans living in the US. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were obtained from the Mexican Health Worker Cohort Study (MHWCS) in Mexico and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) IV 1999-2006 in the US. Regression analyses were used to investigate CVD risk factors. RESULTS In adjusted analyses, NHANES… CONTINUE READING

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