Neighborhood characteristics and mental health among African Americans and whites living in a racially integrated urban community.

@article{Gary2007NeighborhoodCA,
  title={Neighborhood characteristics and mental health among African Americans and whites living in a racially integrated urban community.},
  author={Tiffany L. Gary and Sarah A Stark and Thomas A. Laveist},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          569-75
        }
}
Aspects of the environment in which one lives are increasingly being recognized as major contributors to health, yet few empirical studies have focused on mental health. Therefore, we sought to determine if neighborhood characteristics were associated with mental health outcomes among 1408 African-American (59.3%) and white (40.7%) adults living in a socio-economically homogeneous, racially integrated, urban community in Baltimore, MD. Among African Americans and whites, the perception of… CONTINUE READING
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