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Nativity, Neighborhoods, and Body Composition in the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging

Citation

Durazo, Eva M.; Haan, Mary N.; Dang, Kristina; Aiello, Allison E.; & Torres, Jacqueline M. (Online ahead of print). Nativity, Neighborhoods, and Body Composition in the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging. Gerontologist. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Globally, obesity influences the risk of many major chronic diseases. Our study examines the association between individual nativity and neighborhood level concentration of immigrants with 10-year changes in weight, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference (WC) among older Latinos.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz139

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Gerontologist

Author(s)

Durazo, Eva M.
Haan, Mary N.
Dang, Kristina
Aiello, Allison E.
Torres, Jacqueline M.

Year Published

Online ahead of print

PMCID

PMC Journal - In Process

Reference ID

12560