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Cross-sectional study Despite significant differences in the prevalence of overweight and abdominal obesity, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome was similar in all ethnic groups other than white. Filipinos had the highest adjusted odds for prevalent metabolic syndrome prevalence OR, 4.
Honolulu, Hawaii, year not specified 2. Cross-sectional study Filipino women had higher subscapular upper body skin-fold thicknesses than did whites and had a greater percentage of body fat for the same value of BMI.
Subscapular skin-fold thickness was the strongest correlate of diastolic blood pressure. No measures of body fat were associated with serum cholesterol.
Cross-sectional study Filipino and white women did not differ in mean age, BMI, percentage of body fat, or waist-to-hip ratio.
However, Filipino women had larger waist circumferences and higher percentages of truncal fat. These differences persisted after adjusting for age, body size, fat distribution, percentage of body fat, smoking, alcohol consumption, exercise, and estrogen therapy.
Access to quality health services Research is lacking on the quality of medical care among Filipino children. With respect to health care access, national data show that Filipino children in the United States are more likely than white children to have health insurance.
Filipino youths also have more favorable health status than white youths as indicated by less frequent school absence, less learning disability, less use of prescription medications, and fewer chronic conditions.
However, Filipino children are more likely than white children to be without a usual place for receiving health care and not to have had contact with a health professional within the previous 12 months Also, compared with Filipino adolescents living in the United States for short periods, Filipino adolescents living in the United States for long periods tended to report more physical health problems These studies suggest that Filipino children face barriers to health care access and use that extend beyond health insurance issues, highlighting the need to consider generational status i.
Infants' and young children's health aged 0—5 years Maternal and infant health Studies have documented mixed perinatal outcomes for Filipinos, and when these outcomes are worse compared to whites, familiar risk factors e. However, Filipino women are at increased risk for delivering infants who are of moderately low defined as 1,—2,g and very low birth weight defined as —1,g 14preterm 15or stillborn For Filipino women, the association between maternal place of birth and child health has been mixed.
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National data demonstrate a pattern consistent with the epidemiological paradox in that, compared with the offspring of U. Philippine-born mothers are also less likely to use alcohol and tobacco and have inadequate prenatal care during their pregnancies but are more likely to have inadequate weight gain less than 22 pounds A study in Hawaii found that, compared with U.
According to the National Vital Statistics Report 17in Filipino mothers data not available by place of birth had the highest rate of gestational diabetes among all measured subgroups at Another study using national data reported that Philippine-born Filipino mothers are significantly more likely to have diabetes during pregnancy than U.
The impact of the mother's place of birth on diabetes prevalence may be partially explained by the older childbearing age of Filipino immigrant mothers, but differences in diabetes prevalence remain even after adjusting for differences in maternal age and other sociodemographic characteristics.
According to national data, U. These studies reveal the importance of considering moderating variables e. Nutrition There have been a limited number of nutrition studies on Filipino children because they are not sampled as a group in national or large regional studies.
A longitudinal study of immigrant school-aged children in San Francisco revealed that all immigrant children, including those from the Philippines, showed catch-up growth in weight and height.
This finding suggests that they arrived in this country with a deficiency in either height or weight and that they were malnourished before arriving in the United States Another study of children participating in Hawaii's Women, Infants, and Children program found that, among 1-year-olds, Filipinos had the highest percentage of underweight These two studies suggest that Filipino immigrant children may be affected by a statistically significant degree of relative malnutrition.
In Hawaii, Filipino children stand out as having one of the highest rates of dental caries defined as decayed and filled teetha rate nearly three times the national average. The proportion of Filipino children with baby bottle tooth decay and unmet dental treatment needs is higher than the proportion of white children A study using community focus groups in the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States, found that the low value of baby teeth and the negative treatment experiences parents had with painful dental care were major determinants of health beliefs surrounding oral health care for their children Qualitative research allows for cultural tailoring of interventions, which may make dental treatment more acceptable to the targeted group.
For example, our literature review revealed that advertising claiming that preventive visits are pain- and fear-free, in contrast to the experiences of parents when they were young, could be an important strategy to promote dental visits earlier in childhood.
In a study that did not separate males from females, Filipino adolescents had a lower prevalence of obesity than white adolescents. However, Filipino adolescents born in the United States were more than twice as likely to be obese as were those born outside the United States Research on perceptions of obesity and body- or self-dissatisfaction reported varied results based on age and sex.Literature- Most Filipino teens subscribe to stories existing in different forms; stories may be read from platforms on-line like Wattpad.
Physical books are also preferred, the . The most common consequence of teenagers’ sexual unawareness of what is right and what is wrong is unwanted pregnancy. Upon watching the film Juno, despite my knowledge of this phenomenon, I have been motivated to relate what I had watched to the reality in the Philippine society of how Filipino teenagers would most likely deal with the said situation.
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Teenage Issues In The Philippines Issues of the Philippines The reign of President Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines has changed the whole country from underdeveloped country to developed country Through his 20 years as the most powerful man in the Philippines, he has imposed discipline and order among the Filipino citizens and thus .
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Participants were obtained through multi-stage sampling of clusters of universities and schools. Teenagers are the most common group of society who can get artificial by the internet. As a matter of fact, internet addiction is a common habit for teenagers which will affects their future, also can have an effect on their social behavior and their education.