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Association between parental nativity and autism spectrum disorder among US-born non-Hispanic white and Hispanic children, 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health

Laura A. Schieve, Ph.D., Sheree L. Boulet, Dr.P.H., Stephen J. Blumberg, Ph.D., Michael D. Kogan, Ph.D., Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, M.D., Coleen A. Boyle, Ph.D., Susanna N. Visser, M.S., Catherine Rice, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 18–25, January 2012 Published Online: November 04, 2011 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.09.001   Abstract Background Limited studies suggest the […]

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Issues using the life history calendar in disability research

Tiffany N. Scott Ricks, M.S.N., R.N., Tracie Harrison, Ph.D., R.N., F.N.P. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 262–270, October 2011   Abstract Background Overall, there is a dearth of research reporting mixed-method data collection procedures using the life history calendar (LHC) within disability research. Objective This report provides practical knowledge on use of […]

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Physical function and health status in aging Puerto Rican adults: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study

Castaneda-Sceppa C, Price LL, Noel SE, Bassett Midle J, Falcon LM, Tucker KL.  Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.  J Aging Health. 2010 Aug;22(5):653-72. doi: 10.1177/0898264310366738. Epub 2010 May 21. OBJECTIVES: This article describes physical function in Puerto Rican older adults and examines associations between health status and physical function. It also assesses relationships between physical […]

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Minority Programs: Latino Population

Fact Sheet:  Latinos/Hispanic Americans   The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of Health and Human Services   Format           Fact sheet This fact sheet provides statistics on Latinos/Hispanic Americans; stresses the need for Mental Health Care for this population; discusses the availability of, access to and use of Mental Health Services by Latinos/Hispanic Americans; […]

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