Constructing a Time-Invariant Measure of the Socio-economic Status of U.S. Census Tracts

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Contextual research on time and place requires a consistent measurement instrument for neighborhood conditions in order to make unbiased inferences about neighborhood change. We develop such a time-invariant measure of neighborhood socio-economic status (NSES) using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses fit to census data at the tract level from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11524-015-9959-y

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@article{Miles2015ConstructingAT, title={Constructing a Time-Invariant Measure of the Socio-economic Status of U.S. Census Tracts}, author={Jeremy Miles and Margaret M. Weden and Diana Lavery and Jos{\'e} J. Escarce and Kathleen A. Cagney and Regina A. Shih}, journal={Journal of Urban Health}, year={2015}, volume={93}, pages={213-232} }