TABLE 7-15Diversity of Immigrant Health Outcomes by Place of Last Residence

A. Self-Reported Health Status
Place of originExcellent or Very GoodGoodFair or Poor
Europe523019
South America691813
Asia572914
Africa70291
Mexico493416
Other North America741610
B. Prevalence Rates of Selected Chronic Conditions
Place of originHypertensionArtdritisDiabetes
Europe17.412.03.7
South America8.54.63.0
Asia5.56.61.4
Africa9.52.42.4
Mexico11.07.14.8
Other North America13.56.21.0

SOURCE: New Immigrant Pilot Survey.

From: 7, Immigrant Health: Selectivity and Acculturation

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National Research Council (US) Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life; Anderson NB, Bulatao RA, Cohen B, editors.
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