Study on hospital stays contributes to Hispanic Paradox

To further study the Hispanic Mortality Paradox — why Hispanics in the US tend to outlive non-Hispanic whites by several years — University of North Texas psychologist John Ruiz examined length of hospital stays for Hispanics, whites and blacks at the same hospital over 12 months. His research team discovered that Hispanics were hospitalized for significantly fewer days than patients in the other groups, suggesting faster and more complete recoveries. —> Read More Here


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