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Diet, Acculturation, and BMI in Hispanics Living in Southern Nevada.
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PMID:  23026103     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVE: To examine the association of fruit and vegetable intake, acculturation, and BMI in Hispanics living in southern Nevada.
METHODS: Logistic regression was employed to assess the relationship of acculturation to daily intake of fruit and vegetables.
RESULTS: Regression showed that greater acculturation (p = .002) and being male (p = .011) are predictive of lower fruit and vegetable consumption.
CONCLUSIONS: Our results for the HA population are consistent with national data. To understand the incentives and barriers to healthier eating within southern Nevada Hispanic populations and to effectively address the resource and programming needs, longitudinal research will be required.
Authors:
Anne L Bolstad; Timothy Bungum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health behavior     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1945-7359     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Behav     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602338     Medline TA:  Am J Health Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  218-26     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Community Health Services, Las Vegas, NV, USA. abh@unlv.nevada.edu.
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