ity rates for Puerto Ricans are substantially higher than those of Mexicans, Cubans, and Hispanics from Central and South America (see Figure C).
The reason for large differences in health outcomes among racial and ethnic groups in the United States, he said, “is the list of usual suspects: socioeconomic status, culture/acculturation, health risk behaviors, psycho-
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