The health of Hispanics in the southwestern United States: An epidemiologic paradox

@article{Markides1986TheHO,
  title={The health of Hispanics in the southwestern United States: An epidemiologic paradox},
  author={Kyriakos S. Markides and Jeannine Coreil},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1986},
  volume={101 3},
  pages={253-65}
}
Recent reports in the literature on the health status of southwestern Hispanics, most of whom are Mexican Americans, are reviewed critically. The review is organized into the following sections: infant mortality, mortality at other ages, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, other diseases, interview data on physical health, and mental health. Despite methodological limitations of much of the research, it can be concluded with some certainty that the health status of Hispanics in the… CONTINUE READING
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