Reproductive characteristics of Mexican-American, mainland Puerto Rican, and Cuban-American women : data from the hispanic health and nutrition examination survey.
Mexican-American and Puerto Rican women reported approximately 1.9 and 1.7 live births each, respectively, whereas Cuban-American women reported 1.1. Mexican-American women were more likely to be using oral contraceptives and were more likely to have had a hysterectomy or an oophorerctomy than were Cubans and Puerto Ricans.
The largest percentage of tubal ligations were found among Puerto Rican women.
Mexican women who had been pregnant in the previous 12 months were more likely than their Puerto Rican and Cuban-American counterparts to be breastfeeding.
Mots-clés Pascal : Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Contraception, Parité, Ethnie, Homme, Femelle, Etude transculturelle, Etats Unis, Hispanique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : North America, America, Contraception, Parity, Ethnic group, Human, Female, Crosscultural study, United States
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0548948
Code Inist : 002B28A. Création : 199406.