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Findings from Mano a Mano

Data as of June, 2011

Demographics of Study Participants

  • Number of households:  15,466
  • Number of participants: 22,734 (5,236 men; 17,455 women)
  • Place of birth: Mexico, 64%; Texas, 34%
  • Language spoken regularly: Spanish; women, 80%; men, 73%
  • Education level: less than 8th grade, 35%; some high school, 26%; completed high school /GED, 21%; technical training or college 18%

Obesity in Hispanics

  • Men: nationally, 23% ; Texas, 28%, in study participants, 47%
  • Women: nationally, 25% , Texas, 32%; in study participants 56%

Self-reported Disease Among Study Participants

  • High blood pressure: men, 15%; women,16%
  • Diabetes: men, 13%; women, 13%
  • High cholesterol: men, 14%; women, 14%
  • Cancer (481 reported at baseline; additional 128 reported at follow-up)
    o Women: breast cancer, n=167; cervical cancer, n=98; uterine cancer, n=70
    o Men: prostate cancer, n=38; lung cancer, n=10; colon cancer, n=9

Family History of Disease Among Study Participants

  • High blood pressure: men, 20%; women,30%
  • Diabetes: men, 37%; women, 39%
  • High cholesterol: men, 9%; women, 9%
  • Cancer (3,820 reported at baseline)
    • Women: breast cancer, n=563; cervical cancer, n=263; uterine cancer, n=357
    • Men: prostate cancer, n=322; lung cancer, n=315; stomach cancer, n=185

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