“Voicing” the Social Determinants of Health on the Backside of a Horse Racetrack

  title={“Voicing” the Social Determinants of Health on the Backside of a Horse Racetrack},
  author={Joseph Kiesler and Joseph Lisa M. Gupreet Vaughn and Joseph Lisa M. Gupreet Kaur},
  journal={Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved},
  pages={1074 - 1088}
Workers in the horse racing industry often live and work on the backside of the track, traveling from track to track as the racing season dictates. There has been little research on the social determinants of health and living conditions of the workers. We conducted a two-phase project: 1) a cross-sectional survey of backside workers; and 2) a community-based participatory research project with four workers who worked and lived at a local racetrack using Photovoice. Substance abuse, safety… Expand
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