Cigarette smoking during adolescence appears to be more strongly associated withimpaired functioning across multiple domains for racial/ethnic minority youth in late adolescence compared with their white peers.
Latino immigrants in the United States are disproportionately affected by HIV and often experience interruptions in HIV care. Anticipatory guidance that address cultural barriers such as stigma and trust in providers may improve retention in HIV care for this population.
Hispanics are less represented in the Department of Defense civilian workforce than in the federal civilian workforce and the civilian labor force. This report assesses what factors might account for Hispanic underrepresentation in the department.
Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to receive care from poorer-quality hospices. And their family caregivers are less likely to receive the right amount of emotional and religious support in hospice care. However, caregivers of black and Hispanic patients report similar or better experiences than caregivers of white patients within a given hospice.
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.