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ERIC Number: EJ590155
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
Disparities in Health Indicators for Latinas in California.
Baezconde-Garbanati, Lourdes; Portillo, Carmen J.; Garbanati, James Allen
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v21 n3 p302-29 Aug 1999
Analyzes health indicators for Latinas in rural and urban California. Discusses Latina demographics; causes of death; life expectancy; and profiles for breast cancer, cervical cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and AIDS. Examines Latina risk factors: poverty, high dropout rates, lack of health insurance, obesity, physical inactivity, low levels of prevention knowledge and participation, and acculturation factors. Contains 54 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California