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The Epidemic of Coronary Heart Disease in South Asian Populations: Causes and Consequences
(South Asian Health Foundation, 2004)
Understanding influences on smoking in Bangladeshi and Pakistani adults: community based, qualitative study.
Objective To gain detailed understanding of influences on smoking behaviour in Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities in the United Kingdom to inform the development of effective and culturally acceptable smoking cessation ...
Is coronary heart disease rising in India? A systematic review based on ECG defined coronary heart disease
The aim of this study was to investigate whether coronary heart disease (CHD) is rising in India and assess the quality of the evidence. Thirty one studies were reviewed. The sample sizes of the studies varied from ...
Can we implement ethnic monitoring in primary health care and use the data? A feasibility study and staff attitudes in North East England
The concept of ethnic monitoring has evolved over time as a consequence of growing concern around variations in health status and health service utilisation between the different ethnic groups in Britain. Unfortunately, ...
Health Care Needs Assessment: Black and Minority ethnic Groups. The Epidemiogically Based needs Assesment reviews.
(Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd, 2007)
Heterogeneity of coronary heart disease risk factors in Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and European origin populations: cross sectional study
Objective: To compare coronary risk factors and disease prevalence among Indians, Pakistanis, and Bangladeshis, and in all South Asians (these three groups together) with Europeans. Design: Cross sectional survey. ...
Self report in clinical and epidemiological studies with non-English speakers: the challenge of language and culture
Internationally, there is a drive for equality in health care for ethnic groups. To achieve equality, produce sound policies, and provide appropriately targeted services good quality data are essential. Where data are ...
Medicine and public health in a multiethnic world
Achievement of medical and public health goals requires mutual understanding between professionals and the public, a challenge in diverse societies. Despite their massive diversity humans belong to one species, with race ...
Glossary of terms relating to ethnicity and race: for reflection and debate
This glossary focuses on the concepts and terminology used in the study of the health of minority ethnic and racial groups. It is hoped that it will stimulate debate on this subject so that an internationally applicable ...