Choosing area based socioeconomic measures to monitor social inequalities in low birth weight and childhood lead poisoning: The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project (US).

@article{Krieger2003ChoosingAB,
  title={Choosing area based socioeconomic measures to monitor social inequalities in low birth weight and childhood lead poisoning: The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project (US).},
  author={Nancy Krieger and Jarvis T. Chen and Pamela D. Waterman and M J Soobader and S. V. Subramanian and Rosa Carson},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={186-99}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES : To determine which area based socioeconomic measures can meaningfully be used, at which level of geography, to monitor socioeconomic inequalities in childhood health in the US. DESIGN Cross sectional analysis of birth certificate and childhood lead poisoning registry data, geocoded and linked to diverse area based socioeconomic measures that were generated at three geographical levels: census tract, block group, and ZIP code. SETTING Two US states: Massachusetts (1990… CONTINUE READING
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