This study examined the public health status of the Bosnian refugees in Black Hawk County Health, Iowa. A random sample of 557 Bosnian medical records was selected from People's Community Health Clinic. Virtually all Bosnians seek health care at People's Community Health Clinic in Waterloo. High rates of smoking behaviors and dental health problems were the most common health concerns among this group. The Bosnians refugees had rather low hypertension rates, low use of alcohol, healthy weight and a health diet, and low history of cardiovascular diseases.
International Journal of Global Health
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"Health Assessment of Bosnian Refugees in Black Hawk County, Iowa,"
International Journal of Global Health, 1(2), 24-28.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/ijgh/vol1/iss2/4