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Acculturation in Context: Gender, Age at Migration, Neighborhood Ethnicity, and Health Behaviors


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  • Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
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    This article investigates differences in smoking and binge-drinking for Latinos by nativity, stratified by their age at immigration, and tests individual- and neighborhood-level acculturation measures as determinants of those differences. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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    Article provided by Southwestern Social Science Association in its journal Social Science Quarterly.

    Volume (Year): 90 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 5 ()
    Pages: 1145-1166

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:90:y:2009:i:5:p:1145-1166

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    1. Becky Wade & Joseph Lariscy & Robert Hummer, 2013. "Racial/Ethnic and Nativity Patterns of U.S. Adolescent and Young Adult Smoking," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 353-371, June.
    2. Hill, Terrence D. & Angel, Jacqueline L. & Balistreri, Kelly S. & Herrera, Angelica P., 2012. "Immigrant status and cognitive functioning in late-life: An examination of gender variations in the healthy immigrant effect," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(12), pages 2076-2084.
    3. Gorman, Bridget K. & Lariscy, Joseph T. & Kaushik, Charisma, 2014. "Gender, acculturation, and smoking behavior among U.S. Asian and Latino immigrants," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 110-118.
    4. Britton, Marcus L. & Shin, Heeju, 2013. "Metropolitan residential segregation and very preterm birth among African American and Mexican-origin women," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 37-45.


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