Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
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Influence of living arrangements on the management and control of hypertension: a mixed-methods study of korean american elderly.
We examined the relationship between living arrangements and HBP control. We also interviewed a sub-sample to better understand the patterns of social interactions associated with different types of living arrangements. One in five reported living alone; this group tended to be older and female, and...
Knowledge, Attitude and Behavioral Intention to Act Regarding HIV Infection and Prevention in Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Ger...
In Germany, immigrants from Former Soviet Union (FSU) countries represent one of the largest immigrant groups. Some FSU countries face the highest HIV prevalence in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. However, the HIV knowledge, attitude and behavioral intent have not been...
Epidemiology of respiratory infections caused by atypical bacteria in two Kenyan refugee camps.
A comparison of different measures of acculturation with cardiovascular risk factors in Latinos with hypertension.
Role exchange in medical interpretation.
Comparing Dietary and Other Lifestyle Factors Among Immigrant Nigerian Men Living in the US and Indigenous Men from Nigeria: Potential Impli...
Incomplete immunity and missed vaccination opportunities in East African immigrants settling in Australia.
Socio-Medical Challenges of Asylum Seekers Prior and After Coming to the US.
Majority was male, young, educated from sub-Saharan Africa. In home countries, all had employment; 58 % had fair or good access to healthcare; 36 % used traditional medicine; and 14 % had insurance. In the US, social support and accommodations were provided by countrymen; overwhelmingly they were un...
Describing the Burden of Infectious Diseases Among a Population of Detainees in an Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) in the United Kingdom: A...
We conducted a review of existing databases used to record cases of infectious disease and extracted health information from a random sample of 50 % of detainee medical notes. We found that there was poor correlation between routine databases and that no systematic infectious disease screening is un...
Impact of port of entry referrals on initiation of follow-up evaluations for immigrants with suspected tuberculosis: illinois.
We evaluated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's immigrant referral process, designed to facilitate timely post-arrival evaluations. Over 1,200 immigrants with suspected TB arriving during October 1, 2008-September 30, 2010 were identified. In 2011, differences in days to evaluation ini...