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Diabetes prevalence and body mass index differ by ethnicity: the Multiethnic Cohort.

Maskarinec, Gertraud and Grandinetti, Andrew and Matsuura, Grace and Sharma, Sangita and Mau, Marjorie and Henderson, Brian E and Kolonel, Laurence N (2009) Diabetes prevalence and body mass index differ by ethnicity: the Multiethnic Cohort. Ethnicity & disease, 19 (1). pp. 49-55. ISSN 1049-510X

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Abstract

Ethnic differences in the prevalence of diabetes persisted after stratification by BMI. The prevalence of diabetes was at least two-fold higher in all ethnic groups than among Caucasians.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Obesity, Body mass index, Risk factors, Ethnic groups, Logistic models, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders
Subjects: Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Diabetes
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Obesity
Health > Public Health > Health Risk Factors
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Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2011 16:24
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2011 16:24
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3417

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