Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol, Weight, and Weight Control Activities Among Non Metro Minority Adults

Date
12/2002
Description

The 1998 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) included a detailed examination of preventive health problems and behaviors. This report uses data from the 1998 NHIS to examine the prevalence of selected problems among rural populations, with an emphasis on rural minorities. "Rural" was defined, following NHIS guidelines, as living in a non-MSA county.

Center
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Authors
P. Daniel Patterson, Charity Moore, Janice Probst, Michael Samuels