Neighbourhood alcohol availability and gonorrhea rates: impact of social capital.

  title={Neighbourhood alcohol availability and gonorrhea rates: impact of social capital.},
  author={Katherine P. Theall and Richard Scribner and Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar and Deborah R. Cohen and Karen Mason and Neal R Simonsen},
  journal={Geospatial health},
  volume={3 2},
Social capital and income inequality have been proposed as important mediators of the relation between the material environment and health outcomes. We determined whether indicators of social capital are (i) associated with neighbourhood gonorrhea rates, and (ii) mediate the relation between alcohol outlet density and gonorrhea rate. Longitudinal analyses of age- and sex-adjusted gonorrhea cases reported from 1990 to 1996 in the 445 census tracts affected by the 1992 civil unrest in Los Angeles… CONTINUE READING

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