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.
Immigrants who come to the United States from Mexico arrive with a significant amount of undiagnosed disease. About half who have diabetes are unaware they have it and about one-third of those with high blood pressure are unaware of the illness.
Is there a way out of the dilemma? I think there is: a simultaneous combination of a pathway to citizenship for most undocumented immigrants already here and a serious commitment to enforce the law without ambiguity in the future, writes James P. Smith.
Hispanic immigrants constitute a rapidly growing share of the U.S. population but are less likely to be financially literate than natives. RAND researchers are investigating barriers to Hispanic immigrants' use of financial services and evaluates financial education materials for them.
Adjunct Social Scientist
Education Ph.D. in sociology, A.M. in economics, Brown University; M.A. in sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara; B.B.S. in psychology, Massey University, New Zealand