Stemming the tide: rising diabetes prevalence and ethnic subgroup variation among Asians in Los Angeles County.

@article{Shih2014StemmingTT,
  title={Stemming the tide: rising diabetes prevalence and ethnic subgroup variation among Asians in Los Angeles County.},
  author={Margaret Shih and Yajun Du and Amy S. Lightstone and Paul A. Simon and May Choo Wang},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={63},
  pages={90-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this analysis was to examine the burden of diabetes among Asians and Asian subgroups in Los Angeles County, which has the largest county population of Asians in the U.S. METHOD Data were analyzed from 6cycles of the Los Angeles County Health Survey, 1997-2011 (n=47,282). Asian adults (n=4672) were categorized into the following ethnic subgroups: Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, South Asian, and Other Asian. Descriptive and multivariable… CONTINUE READING

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