Ethnic density effects on maternal and infant health in the Millennium Cohort Study.

@article{Pickett2009EthnicDE,
  title={Ethnic density effects on maternal and infant health in the Millennium Cohort Study.},
  author={Kate E. Pickett and Rachel J. Shaw and Karl M Atkin and Kathleen E. Kiernan and Richard G. Wilkinson},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={1476-83}
}
Studies have suggested that members of ethnic minority groups might be healthier when they live in areas with a high concentration of people from their own ethnic group - in spite of higher levels of material deprivation typically found within such areas. We investigated the effects of area-level same-ethnic density on maternal and infant health, independent of area deprivation and individual socioeconomic status, in five ethnic minority groups. The study was a cross-sectional analysis within… CONTINUE READING