Occupational Groups and Environmental Justice: A Case Study in the Bronx, New York

  title={Occupational Groups and Environmental Justice: A Case Study in the Bronx, New York},
  author={Andrew R Maroko and Brian Thomas Pavilonis},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
We used spatial analyses to examine exposure of people in vulnerable occupational groups to neighborhood-level environmental pollutants in the Bronx borough of New York City. Five-year estimates of environmental ambient exposures (derived from land use regression models for PM2.5 [particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter ≤2.5 µm] and black carbon) and demographic and occupational variables were harmonized at the census tract level. Correlations revealed that areas with high environmental… CONTINUE READING
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