(308) The first is similar to the December 2003 regulation in that it allows EPA to make NLAA
determinations without consultation with or concurrence from the Service.
In this section, the reaction function of the lower-level problem is based on approximation by a nonlinear function and is plugged into the upper-level problem and is iterated until the solutions converge (abbreviated as NLAA
The Spanish language version of the language proficiency scale used in the NLAAS
was derived from the Cultural Identity Scale for Latino Adolescents (Felix-Ortiz, Newcomb, & Meyers, 1994).
, conducted in 2002-2003, is a national household probability survey of the noninstitutionalized U.S.
We tested the method on a case study using the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS
Ataque de nervios as a marker of social and psychiatric vulnerability: Results from the NLAAS
. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 53(3): 298-309.
used a three-stage stratified probability sampling design.
(2008), based on data from the 2002-2003 NLAAS
, reported a 3.6 percent lifetime estimate of alcohol disorders among Asian Americans.
(2007), based on the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS
), find that among Latinos, meeting diagnostic criteria for a disorder in the past 12 months reduces the likelihood of employment by about 11 percentage points for males, and by about 22 percentage points for females.
To begin to address this gap, this study utilizes data from two nationally representative surveys--the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R) and the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS
)--to investigate differences across three ethnicity/nativity groups (U.S.-born whites, U.S.-born Latinos and foreign-born Latinos).
2004), three large epidemiological studies of adults conducted between 2001 and 2003: the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS
; Alegria et al.
(13) Basic estimation of the Puerto Rican subsample of the NLAAS
shows no strong relationship between education status and ever having received welfare (details available from the author).