Understanding the Hispanic Health Paradox Through a Multi-Generation Lens: A Focus on Behavior Disorders
The Hispanic Health Paradox refers to the usual finding in population health studies that the most vulnerable sub-population of immigrants actually have superior morbidity and mortality compared to either the US population or Hispanics born in the United States. In this paper we examine this paradox using an epidemiologic strategy of scrutinizing inter-generational change processes in the Latino population.
KeywordsImmigrant Woman Latino Population Mexican Origin Behavioral Health Problem Drug Disorder
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