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Association of types of life events with depressive symptoms among Puerto Rican youth
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
The main objective of this study was to examine the association between four types of adverse life events (family environment, separation, social adversity, and death) and the development of depressive symptoms among Puerto ...
Occurrence and correlates of overweight and obesity among island Puerto Rican youth
(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.
Do Puerto Rican youth with asthma and obesity have higher odds for mental health disorders?
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 ...
A twin study of early-childhood asthma in Puerto Ricans
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
BACKGROUND: The relative contributions of genetics and environment to asthma in Hispanics or to asthma in children younger than 3 years are not well understood.