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    • Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders? 

      Acosta-Pérez, Edna; Canino, Glorisa; Ramírez, Rafael; Prelip, Michael; Martin, Molly; Ortega, Alexander N. (Elsevier, 2012)
      BACKGROUND: Island Puerto Rican (PR) youth experience disproportionately high asthma and obesity rates compared with other racial/ethnic groups on the U.S. mainland. Previous research has demonstrated associations of ...
    • Occurrence and correlates of overweight and obesity among island Puerto Rican youth 

      Garza, Jeremiah R.; Acosta-Pérez, Edna; Prelip, Michael; McCarthy, William J.; Feldman, Jonathan M.; Canino, Glorisa; Ortega, Alexander N. (International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, 2011)
      Objective & Main Outcome Measures: This paper provides 2005–08 population-based prevalence data on obesity and overweight among youth residing in Puerto Rico.