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Influence of Acculturation on Risk for Gestational Diabetes Among Asian Women


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Weighted prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus among participants (N = 5,562), by racial/ethnic group, Los Angeles Mommy and Baby Study, 2007. P value <. 05 as compared with the reference group, non-Hispanic white women.

Race/Ethnicity Weighted %
Non-Hispanic white 7.9
Non-Hispanic black 10.7
Hispanic 9.0
Asian 15.5
Asian subgroups
Japanese 7.9
Korean 9.2
Chinese 17.3
Vietnamese 21.2
Filipino 15.0
Indian 24.9
Other Asian 12.7

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