Background: Exploring the role of ethnic identity may be a good starting point toward a better understanding of health attitudes in different communities. This knowledge would be most useful in addressing diseases that cause significant burden and for which known prevention and morbidity-reducing strategies are effective.Objective: The main objective was to investigate possible associations between measures of ethnic identity and health attitudes toward type 2 diabetes mellitus by using a questionnaire-based measure.
Brezo, Jelena; Royal, Charmaine D.; Ampy, Franklin; and Headings, Verle, "ETHNIC IDENTITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES HEALTH ATTITUDES IN AMERICANS OF AFRICAN ANCESTRY" (2006). Department of Biology Faculty Publications. 61.