Multiracial Health Risks

2017-11-01T08:16:45+00:00November 1st, 2017|

Understudied Racial Minority Groups Show Alarmingly High Rates of Obesity and Diabetes UC Riverside study highlights major health problems affecting historically ignored racial group More than 78 million adult Americans are considered obese.Photo credit: Buclin. RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Some of the smallest and historically neglected racial groups in the United States experience far more obesity, diabetes, and other health conditions than non-Hispanic white adults, a study by researchers at the University of California, Riverside has found. Using data for nearly 185,000 adults from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), the [...]

Multiracial Health Study

2017-07-05T06:17:27+00:00July 5th, 2017|

Self-rated health among multiracial young adults in the United States: findings from the add health study Karen M. Tabb , Amelia R. Gavin , Douglas C. Smith & Hsiang Huang  ABSTRACT Objective: The multiracial adult population is one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population, yet much remains to be learned about multiracial health. Considerable research finds racial/ethnic disparities in self-rated health, however subgroups within the multiracial population have not been consistently described. Design: We use data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health (Add Health) and [...]

Medical Monday

2016-08-08T07:07:00+00:00August 8th, 2016|

Medical Monday – August 8, 2016 Medical Monday is a service of Project RACE for the multiracial community. We seek, gather, and list health articles of interest to interracial families and people of all races. We welcome health information from outside sources as long as the original source is cited. 1.   Minorities less likely to have knee replacement surgery, more likely to have complications   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons     Morphology and Prevalence Study of Lumbar Scoliosis in 7,075 Multiracial Asian Adults   The Journal of [...]

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