The wording of items and response options in two commonly used measures of depression and physical functioning in older adults were found to exceed the U.S. recommended readability threshold for vulnerable populations.
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.
The number of unaccompanied child immigrants apprehended at the U.S. southwest border is on the rise again, the majority of them coming not from Mexico, but from Central America. Research could provide valuable information to policymakers as they try to find ways to help young immigrants.
Health care experiences of Latino children living in areas of the United States with newly expanding Latino populations do not differ significantly from their peers in more established Latino communities.
Helpful strategies for establishing consistent nicotine patch use include staying motivated to use a nicotine patch, linking patch use to daily routines, and managing expectations of what a patch can do.
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.