Chronic Diseases and Associated Risk Factors Among Adults in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
Highlights a study on the prevalence of chronic diseases in Puerto Rico before Hurricane Maria and the level of support available to patients before and after the storm. Bases conclusions on 2 studies conducted in 2015 and 2019. Breaks down data by participant characteristics, such as age, employment, and rurality of residence, among other measures.
Josiemer Mattei, Martha Tamez, June O'Neill, et al.
JAMA Network Open, 5(1), e2139986
Access · Depression · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Stress and stress disorders · Substance use and misuse · Vision impairment · Puerto Rico