An Ecological Examination of Psychological Stress and Asthma among Low-income Families in Chicago: Family, Housing and Neighborhood Determinants

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.......................................................................................................................... 54 Introduction ...................................................................................................................... 55 ix Methods ........................................................................................................................... 57 Results ............................................................................................................................ 60 Discussion ....................................................................................................................... 62 CHAPTER 5: AIM 2 RESULTS ........................................................................................... 73 Abstract ........................................................................................................................... 73 Introduction ...................................................................................................................... 74 Methods ........................................................................................................................... 76 Results ............................................................................................................................ 81 Discussion ....................................................................................................................... 82 CHAPTER 6: DISCUSSION ................................................................................................ 93 Summary of Findings ....................................................................................................... 93 Methodological Considerations ........................................................................................ 96 Public Health Implications .............................................................................................. 100 Future Research Directions ........................................................................................... 102 Conclusions ................................................................................................................... 104 APPENDIX A: THIRTEEN NEIGHBORHOOD STRESSORS EXCLUDED FROM PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS ANALYSIS ................................................................ 106 APPENDIX B: VARIANCE EXPLAINED BY 3-COMPONENT SOLUTION FROM PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS ANALYSIS OF FOURTEEN NEIGHBORHOOD STRESSORS...........................................................................................107 REFERENCES .................................................................................................................. 108

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@inproceedings{Quinn2010AnEE, title={An Ecological Examination of Psychological Stress and Asthma among Low-income Families in Chicago: Family, Housing and Neighborhood Determinants}, author={Kelly Quinn and Jay S. Kaufman Chairperson and Carolyn A. Berry and Arjumand A Siddiqi and Steven B. Wing and Karin B. Yeatts and Jay S Kaufman}, year={2010} }