Neighborhood and individual socioeconomic determinants of hospitalization.

  title={Neighborhood and individual socioeconomic determinants of hospitalization.},
  author={Craig B Taylor and David K. Ahn and Marilyn A. Winkleby},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={31 2},
BACKGROUND A number of studies have established links between neighborhood social environments and health. In a previous study of 8197 adults, death rates for adults with low socioeconomic status (SES) were highest in high-SES neighborhoods, lower in moderate-SES neighborhoods and lowest in low-SES neighborhoods. This study examines whether these findings… CONTINUE READING