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  • Hispanic
  • Agents targeting the renin-angiotensin system, namely angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers, may be particularly useful in the Hispanic population given the ability of these drugs to protect against hypertension-related and diabetes-related end-organ damage independent of their blood pressure-lowering effects. (wiley.com)
  • Patients of Hispanic descent are a rapidly growing minority group in the United States. (wiley.com)
  • 3 The Hispanic population is a heterogeneous group composed of ethnically diverse individuals from several Latin American countries, making it difficult to generalize about the population as a whole. (wiley.com)
  • In the United States, the prevalence of hypertension among Hispanic groups (19% overall) and Mexican Americans (28.7% in males, 31.4% in females) is lower than the prevalence of hypertension in the general American population (33.6%), 4 but recent data show that it is on the rise. (wiley.com)
  • Contributing to the high rates of morbidity and mortality associated with hypertension in Hispanic populations is the high prevalence of other cardiovascular risk factors and comorbid conditions. (wiley.com)
  • Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.13% of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hispanic or Latino of any race made up 2.2% of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • migration
  • The discussion provides analysis on the reasons behind the growing migration of this vulnerable population and offers recommendations. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • Amid the arrival of hundreds of thousands of children during the migration crisis in Europe, school systems are increasingly being called upon to find innovative ways to address growing diversity and support children with migrant backgrounds. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • Speakers from both organizations, as well as a leading official in the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, discuss conditions for refugees in camps and urban settings, as well as U.S. policy regarding the Syrian crisis. (migrationpolicy.org)
  • among
  • This discrepancy likely reflects lower rates of hypertension awareness and control among Hispanics as well as a higher prevalence of diabetes mellitus and other cardiovascular risk factors in this population. (wiley.com)
  • Single-cell analysis allows scientists to study the properties of a single cell of interest with high accuracy, revealing individual differences among populations and offering new insights in molecular biology. (wikipedia.org)
  • counts
  • There were 36 Urban Centres and 65 Localities in Tasmania in 2001, with the highest population counts recorded in the Urban Centres of Hobart (126,048), Launceston (68,443), Devonport (21,575) and Burnie-Somerset (18,095). (abs.gov.au)
  • While the population is apparently stable, the population counts are likely inaccurate because another, similar Castilleja species, Castilleja integra, grows in the same area. (wikipedia.org)
  • minority
  • citation needed] Some on the far-left of the political spectrum attribute anti-immigration rhetoric to an all-"white", under-educated, and parochial minority of the population, ill-educated about the relative advantages of immigration for the US economy and society. (wikipedia.org)
  • processes
  • Landscape genomics is a rapidly advancing research field that combines population genomics, landscape ecology, and spatial analytical techniques to explicitly quantify the effects of environmental heterogeneity on neutral and adaptive genetic variation and underlying processes. (springer.com)
  • Bromate formation characteristics of six-physicochemical oxidation processes, UV irradiation, single addition of hydrogen peroxide, ozonation, UV irradiation with hydrogen peroxide addition (UV/H 2 O 2 ), ozonation with hydrogen peroxide addition (O 3 /H 2 O 2 ), and ozonation with UV irradiation (O 3 /UV) were investigated using 1.88 μ M of potassium bromide solution with or without 6.4 μ M of 4-chlorobenzoic acid. (hindawi.com)
  • Investigation of variability within a population of cells contributes to understanding of developmental and pathological processes, A sample of cells may appear similar, but the cells can vary in their individual characteristics, such as shape and size, mRNA expression levels, genome, or individual counts of metabolites. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • For mountains located in deserts, extreme high temperatures also limit the ability of large deciduous or coniferous trees to grow near the base of mountains. (wikipedia.org)
  • various
  • Data released in Selected Social and Housing Characteristics, Tasmania (cat.no. 2015.6) provide various characteristics for Statistical Divisions (SDs), Statistical Subdivisions (SSDs) and Statistical Local Areas (SLAs). (abs.gov.au)
  • period
  • The percentage of nonelderly individuals with health insurance coverage was 81.5 percent in 2010, the lowest level of that population with such coverage during the 1994-2012 period. (ebri.org)
  • In 2012, 58.5 percent of the nonelderly population had employment-based health benefits, down from the peak of 69.3 percent in 2000, during the 1994-2012 period. (ebri.org)
  • town
  • In the town, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • Henderson, the fastest growing large city in the U.S. from 1990 to 1998, is widely recognized as a great place for business. (cityofhenderson.com)
  • Population grew, and these members of the so-called Early Archaic Culture lived in large families along the rivers and the shores of the lakes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The buildings in downtown Red Lodge fell into disrepair in large part because population had dropped from its 1915 peak of 6000 people to about 2,000. (wikipedia.org)
  • distribution
  • In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 20.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. (wikipedia.org)
  • individual
  • a comparison module retrieving the other physiological measures from measures sets for at least one of an individual patient, a peer group, and a overall patient population. (google.ca)
  • main
  • Gadgil [ 2 ] reported that about half the population in the developing world is suffering from one or more of the six main diseases, diarrhea, ascaris dracunculisis, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and trachoma, which are associated with water supply and sanitation. (hindawi.com)
  • immigration
  • Still, population increased slightly, in part due to immigration from foreign countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the European Union's-in principle-single internal labour market policy, countries such as Italy and the Republic of Ireland that have seen relatively low levels of labour immigration until recently (and which have often sent a significant portion of their population overseas in the past) are now seeing an influx of immigrants from EU countries with lower per capita annual earning rates, triggering nationwide immigration debates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain, meanwhile, is seeing growing illegal immigration from Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • In preparing the data files for this collection, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) removed direct identifiers and characteristics that might lead to identification of data subjects. (umich.edu)
  • The tables in this publication provide a selection of data for the population and their housing arrangements for Urban Centres/Localities (UC/L) and Sections of State (SOS). (abs.gov.au)
  • Population-level views of cells can offer a distorted view of the data by averaging out the properties of distinct subsets of cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • city
  • It is a mostly rural commune (60% of its population is rural), located 10 km away from the city of Curicó. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are six members of the city council, elected from one of three wards of roughly equal population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, Dortmund is the largest city by area and population in the Ruhr Area, an urban area with some 5.1 million (2011) inhabitants which is the largest urban agglomeration in Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • families
  • About 1.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over. (wikipedia.org)
  • regions
  • However, maintenance of resistance in these materials, as well as the effectiveness of systemic fungicides used to control this disease depends on management practices and evolutionary dynamics of P. infestans in each of the potato-growing regions. (scielo.org.co)
  • Populations of weedy rice are found in many rice-growing regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • structure
  • Landscape genetics and population structure in Valley Oak ( Quercus lobata Nee). (springer.com)
  • This research evaluated such a condition through a population structure study of isolates obtained from the departments of Antioquia, Boyaca, Cundinamarca, and Norte de Santander, using AFLP (Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism) molecular markers. (scielo.org.co)
  • cells
  • Many technologies exist for sequencing genomes, but they are designed to use DNA from a population of cells rather than a single cell. (wikipedia.org)
  • state
  • Enrollment in Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program increased, reaching a combined 45 million in 2010, and covering 16.9 percent of the nonelderly population, significantly above the 10.2 percent level of 1999. (ebri.org)
  • Enrollment in Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program also increased to a combined 47.3 million in 2012, covering 17.7 percent of the nonelderly population, significantly above the 10.2 percent level of 1999. (ebri.org)
  • growth
  • The combination of right-to-work legislation and population growth provides employers an expansive base for recruitment of entry-level and skilled labor pools at attractive wage rates. (cityofhenderson.com)
  • year
  • The uninsured rate for the nonelderly population was 17.7 percent last year, down from 18 percent in 2011. (ebri.org)
  • Mexico
  • It exhibits the same characteristics as a colonia - no piped water, sewage system, or utilities, and unsafe housing conditions - but is too far from the US Mexico Border to be considered a colonia by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a designation which would entitle the community to support infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • region
  • A similar concern with both human and physical aspects is apparent during the later 19th and first half of the 20th centuries focused on regional geography.The goal of regional geography, through something known as regionalisation, was to delineate space into regions and then understand and describe the unique characteristics of each region through both human and physical aspects. (wikipedia.org)
  • global
  • Bread wheat ( Triticum aestivum L.) belongs to the tribe Triticeae, is one of the most important food crops, cultivated on about 220 million ha, meeting the food requirement of one-third of the global population and providing 20% of the global caloric requirements (Rasheed et al . (krishisewa.com)
  • Although firmly rooted in Germany, today we are very much a growing global Business. (grunenthal.com)
  • Although firmly rooted in Germany, today we're very much a growing global business, represented in 30 countries and maintaining production sites in six. (grunenthal.com)
  • countries
  • Based on a previous study in 5 Latin American countries, the TCs who had a score equal or higher than 9 according to the De Leon criteria which are some fundamental items that the TCs should meet, were selected to carry out a descriptive and retrospective study of qualitative and quantitative characteristics of the TCs. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • produce
  • To maintain their bodies, grow, develop, and to reproduce, autotrophs produce organic matter from inorganic substances, including both minerals and gases such as carbon dioxide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heterotrophs consume rather than produce biomass energy as they metabolize, grow, and add to levels of secondary production. (wikipedia.org)
  • difficult
  • Just as it is difficult for historians to define the indigenous art of each country, because there were no geographical demarcations or pictorial characteristics endemic to the modern territories, it is also difficult to speak precisely of Peruvian, Argentinian or Chilean colonial art. (wikipedia.org)
  • fire
  • This description provides characteristics that may be relevant to fire ecology, and is not meant for identification. (fed.us)
  • state
  • The increasing growth in state Medicaid budgets due in part to the long-term care (LTC) needs of a growing elderly population combined with the low level of penetration into the potential market by private LTC insurance have prompted a number of proposals for reforms in the way LTC is financed in the United States. (actuary.org)