Who is Hispanic? Implications for epidemiologic research in the United States.

@article{Borak2004WhoIH,
  title={Who is Hispanic? Implications for epidemiologic research in the United States.},
  author={Jonathan B Borak and Martha G Fiellin and Susan M Chemerynski},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={240-4}
}
The most recent U.S. Census reported that Hispanics are now the nation's largest minority group. At the same time, increasing attention has focused on the inherent heterogeneity of the U.S. Hispanic population. Such a rapidly growing but heterogeneous minority poses potential challenges to population-based research. To understand those challenges better, we first considered the history of the demographers' question: "Who is Hispanic?" We then considered the implications of differing Hispanic… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

National data for monitoring and evaluating racial and ethnic health inequities: where do we go from here?

Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education • 2006
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…