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  1. Fulltext. Prevalence of self-reported nutrition-related health problems in the lower Mississippi Delta.

    Article - En anglais



    The purpose of this study was to assess demographic and geographic differences in prevalence of self-reported nutrition-related health problems in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.


    The authors analyzed 1991 and 1993 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data for adults 18 years or older.


    Less educated African American women and women of other minority groups who were aged 35 to 64 years reported the highest prevalence of health problems.

    Geographic differences involved prevatence of hypertension, health status, and insurance status.


    Specific demographic subgroups and geographic areas with a high risk of health problems are in particular need of targeted interventions.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mississippi, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Arkansas, Louisiane, Variation géographique, Trouble nutrition, Evaluation, Epidémiologie, Obésité, Diabète, Indice masse corporelle, Facteur sociodémographique, Pauvreté, Niveau étude, Etat nutritionnel, Endocrinopathie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mississippi, United States, North America, America, Arkansas, Louisiana, Geographical variation, Nutrition disorder, Evaluation, Epidemiology, Obesity, Diabetes mellitus, Body mass index, Sociodemographic factor, Poverty, Education level, Nutritional status, Endocrinopathy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0517206

    Code Inist : 002B22C. Création : 18/05/2000.