Mortality by hispanic status in the United States.
Objective.-To compare all-cause and cause-specific mortality rates between Hispanic and non-Hispanic groups and estimate the effect of family income, place of birth, and place of residence on these rates.
Design.-Cohort study using national survey data matched to the National Death Index, with a mortality follow-up period of 9 years.
Setting.-The noninstitutionalized population of the United States.
Participants.-Approximately 700 000 respondents (aged 25 years or older), including 40 000 Hispanics, to national surveys conducted by the US Bureau of the Census (Current Population Surveys).
Outcome Measures.-All causes and underlying cause of death, coded from the death certificate, occurring between 1979 and 1987.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Homme, Ethnie, Etats Unis, Statut socioéconomique, Hispanique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Mortality, Human, Ethnic group, United States, Socioeconomic status, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0093142
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.