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Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health

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16.05.2019 | Original Paper

Factors Associated with Reported Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Lao-American Immigrants in Minnesota

Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is common in Lao Americans, but screening is suboptimal. To investigate CRC screening rates of Lao Americans in Minnesota, and how predisposing characteristics, enabling resources, and perceived need are associated with …

15.05.2019 | Original Paper

Urgent Medical Aid and Associated Obstetric Mortality in Belgium

Most Belgian citizens are covered by comprehensive medical insurance (AMI). Due to recent and significant undocumented immigration, an increasing number of patients have no health coverage. They may, however, qualify for “Urgent Medical Aid” …

14.05.2019 | Original Paper

Associations of Parental Monitoring and Violent Peers with Latino Youth Violence

This study aimed to examine the associations of parental monitoring and violent peers with violence among Latino youth, and whether these associations varied by acculturation. 133 adolescents were surveyed. Associations between parental …

14.05.2019 | Original Paper

Mental Health Needs of Refugee Children in Specialized Early Education and Care Programs in Germany

Refugee children are at risk to develop mental health problems, which have rarely been investigated in educational contexts. We conducted three studies in childcare programs for refugees in Germany. Children’s behavior was assessed by educators on …

11.05.2019 | Original Paper

Complementary Medicine Use and Self-perceived Discrimination Among Asylum Seekers in Switzerland: A Cross-sectional Study

Scarce data exist on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by asylum seekers in Switzerland and their perception of discrimination. A cross-sectional study assessed the prevalence and type of CAM used by asylum seekers in one …

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The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health is an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed original research pertaining to immigrant health. The contributors are expert in diverse fields including public health, epidemiology, medicine and nursing, anthropology, sociology, population research, immigration law, and ethics. The journal also publishes review articles, short communications, letters to the editor, and notes from the field.

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