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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. (2020). Nativity, Neighborhoods, and Body Composition in the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging. Gerontologist, 60(2), 239-49. PMCID: PMC7039378

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

2020

Volume Number

60

Issue Number

2

Pages

239-49

PMCID

PMC7039378

Reference ID

12560