Sex and age differences in the association of obesity and smoking with hypertension and type 2 diabetes in Southern California American Indians, 2002-2006.

@article{Reid2010SexAA,
  title={Sex and age differences in the association of obesity and smoking with hypertension and type 2 diabetes in Southern California American Indians, 2002-2006.},
  author={Jennifer L Reid and Deborah J. Morton and Deborah L. Wingard and Mario D. Garrett and Denise von Muhlen and Donald J. Slymen and Margaret Field},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={231-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Assess age and sex differences in the association of obesity and smoking with diabetes and hypertension and report the prevalence of these cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in Southern California American Indian/Alaska Native (AlAN) adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Visit data from 2002-2006 were extracted from one Southern California AlAN health clinic system. PARTICIPANTS 10,351 AIAN adults visiting the health clinic system. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Odds… CONTINUE READING