Experiences of Community Violence Among Adults with Chronic Conditions: Qualitative Findings from Chicago

@article{Tung2018ExperiencesOC,
  title={Experiences of Community Violence Among Adults with Chronic Conditions: Qualitative Findings from Chicago},
  author={MS Elizabeth L. Tung and BS TyroneA.Johnson and Yolanda O’Neal MPA and BA AltheraM.Steenes and BS GracielaCaraballo and MPH MS Monica E. Peek},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-8}
}
Community violence is an important social determinant of health in many high-poverty, urban communities. The purpose of this study was to explore and characterize self-described experiences of community violence among adults with chronic health conditions. Qualitative study design was implemented in 2017 using in-depth, semi-structured focus groups and interviews; data were collected from two clinical sites located in geographic epicenters of high violent crime in Chicago. Adult patients, ages… CONTINUE READING
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