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Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
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#1Encarnación Soriano Ayala (UAL: University of Almería)H-Index: 6
#2Verónica C. Cala (UAL: University of Almería)H-Index: 2
Last.Diego Ruiz-Salvador (UAL: University of Almería)
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The health assets model focuses on recognizing the strengths, capacities and resources of individuals and their communities to improve health control processes. This study focuses on identifying and comparing the transcultural and cultural assets in health as accounted for by 45 young Romanians, Moroccans and Spaniards living in southern Spain. The research uses a photovoice method to understand what young people consider to boost their health. Of all the photographs taken, each young person sel...
#1Sarah E. Stumbar (FIU: Florida International University)H-Index: 1
#2Nana Aisha Garba (FIU: Florida International University)
Last.Natalia Shringarpure (FIU: Florida International University)
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In 2016, the NeighborhoodHELP mobile health centers (MHCs) started to provide free long acting reversible contraception (LARC) for uninsured patients who lacked access due to cost. All female patients with appointments from May 1st, 2016 through April 30th, 2017 were identified. LARC uptake rate, as well as demographics for patients aged 15–44 who underwent LARC insertion versus those who did not, were determined. Of the 520 female patients seen on the MHCs during the study period, 170 were of r...
#1Patricia I. Documet (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 8
#2Laura MaciaH-Index: 3
Last.R. Amruthapuri (University of Pittsburgh)
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Emerging Latino communities experience social isolation and lack services tailored to their culture. Few male-to-male promotores (community health workers in Spanish) interventions exist. This 6-month participatory study aimed to improve social support, healthcare access, depressive symptoms, and decrease alcohol consumption among Latino immigrant men. Promotores delivered non-directive social support to participants recruited from community venues. We analyzed baseline and 6-month questionnaire...
#1Janine Young (University of Colorado Denver)
#2Kristine Knuti Rodrigues (University of Colorado Denver)H-Index: 1
Last.Crista Johnson-AgbakwuH-Index: 7
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Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is outlawed in much of the world but still mainly occurs from infancy-age 15. Many at-risk and FGM/C-affected girls live in the US. No standard pediatric training exists. A questionnaire assessing FGM/C education, knowledge, diagnostic confidence and external genital examination (EGE) approach was sent to pediatric listservs at 3 hospitals and a child abuse pediatrician (CAP) network. Analysis used χ2 and Fisher’s exact tests. Compared to general pediatr...
#1Ying-Yu Chao (RU: Rutgers University)
#2Eunhea You (RU: Rutgers University)
Last.XinQi Dong (RU: Rutgers University)H-Index: 1
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This study examined the association between anxiety symptoms, depressive symptoms, and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) use among U.S. Chinese older adults. Data was obtained from the Population Study of Chinese Elderly in Chicago (N = 3157; mean age = 72.8). Anxiety symptoms were assessed with the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS‐A). Depressive symptoms were assessed with the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9). TCM modalities included herbal products, acupuncture, massage therapy...
#1Felicilda-Reynaldo Rf (U.H.: University of Hawaii at Manoa)H-Index: 3
#2So Yung Choi (U.H.: University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Last.Cheryl L. Albright (U.H.: University of Hawaii at Manoa)H-Index: 25
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Asian Americans (AAs) are more likely to use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) compared to other race/ethnicities, yet previous studies have conflicting results. The 2012 National Health Interview Survey data was analyzed to investigate AA’s (n = 2214) CAM use for treatment. AAs were divided into four subgroups: Chinese, Asian Indian, Filipino, and Other Asian. Only 9% of AAs reported using CAM for treatment, with 6% indicating CAM use specifically for chronic conditions. This could b...
#1Jeannette M. Beasley (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 23
#2Stella S. Yi (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 12
Last.Judith Wylie-Rosett (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)H-Index: 52
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Little is known about the dietary patterns of Chinese Americans. Understanding their dietary patterns can provide insights for addressing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among Chinese American immigrants. The objective of this study was to identify dietary patterns among Chinese American immigrants living in New York City (NYC) and to describe associations with demographic and CVD risk factors. A validated Food Frequency Questionnaire assessed usual dietary intake in Chinese American immigrant...
#1María Pilar Villena-Esponera (UCO: University of Córdoba (Spain))
#2R. Moreno Rojas (UCO: University of Córdoba (Spain))H-Index: 13
Last.Guillermo Molina-Recio (UCO: University of Córdoba (Spain))H-Index: 2
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The goal of this paper is to assess food and nutritional security status of an indigenous population who migrated from Colombia to Ecuador. We collected data about the perception of food insecurity, anthropometric and food intake (n = 104). An analysis multivariate (Generalized Linear Model) we used to know the adequacy to the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI). All the households were food insecure, stunting affected 45.1% of children and adolescents and the 60% were overweight or obese women. Sign...
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