Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos Youth Study

Clinical Centers
4
Participants
1600
Beginning
2011
Ending
2014
Study Design
Cross-sectional observational study
Funding
NHLBI
Legacy
Legacy
Acronym
HCHS-SOLY
Description
The Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is a multi-center epidemiologic study in Hispanic/Latino populations to assess the role of acculturation in the prevalence and development of disease, and to identify factors playing a protective or harmful role in the health of Hispanics/Latinos. The target population of 16,000 persons of Hispanic/Latino origin, specifically Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Mexican, and Central/South American, were recruited through four Field Centers in Miami, San Diego, Chicago and the Bronx area of New York.
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