Migration status and cardiovascular disease risks in Hong Kong adolescents
LL Hui1, MY Wong2, TWH Chung3, KKY Lee3, CM Schooling1,4
1 School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
2 Department of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
3 Student Health Service, Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR, China
4 CUNY School of Public Health, New York, USA
1. In Hong Kong, early childhood migrants and children of migrant women had more cardiovascular disease–related risk factors in adolescence.
2. An intergenerational transition in living condition early in life may be linked with susceptibility to cardiovascular disease–related risk factors in migrant populations or populations that undergo rapid economic development.