An assessment of acculturation and dietary pattern among jamaican immigrants in Florida
Discussion: The association between acculturation and dietary pattern was consistent with that from other studies. These findings demonstrate the role of socio-cultural factors in determining dietary pattern among Jamaicans. Findings can be used to inform intervention efforts to maintain healthy traditional habits that reduce disease risk.
Describe the relationship between acculturation and dietary pattern for Jamaican immigrants
Keyword(s): Culture, Nutrition
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