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Racial/ethnic residential segregation: framing the context of health risk and health disparities.
An increasing body of public health literature links patterns of racial/ethnic residential segregation to health status and health disparities. Despite substantial new empirical work, meaningfulExpand
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Neighborhood disadvantage and self-assessed health, disability, and depressive symptoms: longitudinal results from the health and retirement study.
PURPOSE By using a longitudinal cohort, we assessed the association between neighborhood disadvantage and incidence of poor health and function in three domains. METHODS More than 4,000 enrolleesExpand
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Racial/ethnic residential segregation and self-reported hypertension among US- and foreign-born blacks in New York City.
BACKGROUND Research examining the association of residence in racially segregated neighborhoods with physical and mental health outcomes among blacks is mixed. Research elucidating the relationshipExpand
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Education and diabetes in a racially and ethnically diverse population.
OBJECTIVES We used data from the National Health Interview Survey (1997-2002) to examine the association between education and the prevalence of diabetes in US adults and whether this relationExpand
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Self-Reported and Measured Hypertension Among Older US- and Foreign-Born Adults
Self-reported hypertension is frequently used for health surveillance. However, little is known about the validity of self-reported hypertension among older Americans by nativity status. This studyExpand
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Gender, Illness-Related Diabetes Social Support, and Glycemic Control Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults.
OBJECTIVES This study examined whether the association between illness-related diabetes social support (IRDSS) and glycemic control among middle-aged and older adults is different for men and women.Expand
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Racial/ethnic neighborhood concentration and self-reported health in New York City.
OBJECTIVES To examine the relationship between racial/ethnic neighborhood concentration and self-reported health before and after adjustment of individual- and neighborhood-level characteristics andExpand
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The Geography of Recreational Open Space: Influence of Neighborhood Racial Composition and Neighborhood Poverty
The geography of recreational open space might be inequitable in terms of minority neighborhood racial/ethnic composition and neighborhood poverty, perhaps due in part to residential segregation.Expand
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Retail Redlining in New York City: Racialized Access to Day-to-Day Retail Resources
Racial residential segregation is associated with health inequalities in the USA, and one of the primary mechanisms is through influencing features of the neighborhood physical environment. To betterExpand
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Social and individual risk determinants of HIV testing practices among noninjection drug users at high risk for HIV/AIDS
Abstract HIV testing services and research among drug users has largely focused on injection drug users (IDUs); yet noninjection drug users (NIDUs) are also at increased risk for HIV due to high-riskExpand
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