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Correlates of body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio among Mexican women in the United States: implications for intervention development.

Authors
  • Ayala, Guadalupe X
  • Elder, John P
  • Campbell, Nadia R
  • Slymen, Donald J
  • Roy, Nupur
  • Engelberg, Moshe
  • Ganiats, Theodore
Type
Published Article
Journal
Women s Health Issues
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
14
Issue
5
Pages
155–164
Identifiers
PMID: 15482966
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Intervention designed to prevent overweight/obesity should consider promoting maintenance of Mexican cultural practices, as well as teach women how to effectively integrate into the Anglo culture.

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