Impact of Acculturation on Body Mass Index in Haitians Immigrants

This book is an extension of my study. According to the study results, acculturation, the length of stay, age, gender, and physical activity were not significant predictors of BMI change. An ancillary analysis using the subscales of acculturation revealed similar results. This study may provide positive social change by enabling health providers to understand the beliefs, values, and practices of More

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About VaVa2020

Nirva Berthold Lafontant is a dedicated healthcare professional who has treated many immigrant patients in her career. During her research project at Walden University, she conducted a study to examine the effects of the length of stay of Haitian Immigrants in the U.S. and acculturation on the BMI of the immigrants and acculturation on the BMI of the immigrants. Nirva wants to bring a positive social change with her study, and therefore, decided to write this book based on the study conducted in her PhD, to make it easily accessible to healthcare professionals across the United States.
Her first book on Culture Adaptation and Health Outcome has the potential to become a base for many future types of research in the U.S. to cater to the specific healthcare needs of Haitian and other immigrants in the country.

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