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The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal cohort study on health disparities in Puerto Rican adults: challenges and opportunities

Katherine L Tucker12*, Josiemer Mattei13, Sabrina E Noel13, Bridgette M Collado1, Jackie Mendez1, Jason Nelson4, John Griffith4, Jose M Ordovas13 and Luis M Falcon2

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1 USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2 Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

3 Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

4 Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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BMC Public Health 2010, 10:107  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-107

Published: 1 March 2010

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Detailed Methodology for the Boston Puerto RicanHealth Study. A full description of the protocols used to obtain anthropometric and biochemical (blood, urine, saliva) measures.

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