Conjoint analysis, used to capture consumer preferences for designing products, can be used to package more effective mental health services for low-income Hispanics within a community-based participatory research framework.
Compared with white and Latino adolescents, black adolescents reported a more positive perception of their own physical appearance; however, the difference may actually be an artifact of the measurement instrument.
African American and Hispanic youths are exposed to an average of 4.1 and 3.4 alcohol ads per day respectively, while white youths are exposed to an average of two ads per day. Greater restrictions on alcohol advertising outdoors and on television should be considered.
Using a community-based participatory approach, this study provided rich data regarding patient preferences for mental health care in a Mexican farmworker community, enabling a federally qualified health centre serving the community to provide patient-centered mental health care.
The dietary practices of California children vary significantly among racial and ethnic groups. Health care providers and nutritionists could use these findings as a starting point to tailor dietary guidance and counseling.
This study evaluates effects of a multicomponent intervention (human papillomavirus [HPV] vaccine-specific brochure and recalls) on HPV vaccination and secondarily examines if race/ethnicity moderates effects.
El Centro de Políticas Sociales para Latinoamérica (CLASP), parte de la división de investigación de los Mercados Laborales y Población de RAND Corporation, se dedica a mejorar el bienestar de la población de América Latina.
Inform church-based stigma interventions by exploring dimensions of HIV stigma among African American and Latino religious congregants and determining how these are related to drug addiction and homosexuality stigmas and knowing someone HIV-positive.
Although African American and Latino communities are often described as difficult to engage in research, we found high levels of research participation and completion when recruitment strategies emerged from the community itself.
The factor structure, reliability, and construct validity of an abbreviated version of the Revised Dimensions of Temperament Survey (DOTS-R) were evaluated across Black, Hispanic, and White early adolescents.
This study tests a theoretical model of social and structural (socioeconomic status and access to health care) and cultural factors (acculturation and fatalism) as correlates of mammography screening among Dominican Latinas.