was a complex, multistage, stratified description of clustered samples of three U.
measured acculturation using an abbreviated version of the Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican Americans (ARSMA) (Cuellar, Harris, & Jasso, 1980), which included eight items that assessed language preference and ethnic identification.
Health risk behaviors of Hispanics in the United States: Findings from HHANES
Utilization of Curanderos by Mexican Americans: Prevalence and predictors findings from HHANES
Dietary, alcohol, and tobacco intake among Mexican-American women of childbearing age: Results from HHANES
Cuban Americans and Puerto Ricans) were available in HHANES
but not in NHANES Ill.
About one-half of Mexican-Americans and Puerto Ricans over the age of 55 have either diabetes or IGT, according to HHANES
Since the first two age groups in HHANES
and the Puerto Rican survey were so similar, the disparity in diabetes prevalence between mainland and island Puerto Ricans may have begun in the early/mid 1980s.
In 1986, using data from a nationwide study conducted by HHANES
, Andersen and associates found that Hispanics in the Southwest had the lowest percentage of health insurance coverage of any racial or ethnic group studied.
Patterns of cigarette smoking among Hispanics in the US: results from the HHANES
and Ray, L: Health Care Utilization Barriers Among Mexican Americans: Evidence From HHANES
consisted of household interviews and physical examinations conducted by a bilingual interviewer in a mobile examination center.