Neighborhood social disorganization and the acquisition of trichomoniasis among young adults in the United States.

@article{Ford2011NeighborhoodSD,
  title={Neighborhood social disorganization and the acquisition of trichomoniasis among young adults in the United States.},
  author={Jodi L. Ford and Christopher R. Browning},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 9},
  pages={
          1696-703
        }
}
OBJECTIVES We examined relationships between neighborhood social disorganization and trichomoniasis among young US adults. METHODS We employed multilevel logistic regression modeling with secondary data from wave III of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (2001-2002). The dependent variable-trichomoniasis-was measured via urine testing. The measures for neighborhood social disorganization were derived from the 2000 US Census-racial and ethnic composition, concentrated poverty… CONTINUE READING

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