Perceived neighborhood social cohesion and stroke.

  title={Perceived neighborhood social cohesion and stroke.},
  author={Eric S. Kim and Nansook Park and Christopher Peterson},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
Research in the last three decades has shown that negative neighborhood factors such as neighborhood violence, noise, traffic, litter, low neighborhood socioeconomic status, and poor air quality increase the risk of poor health. Fewer studies have examined the potential protective effect that neighborhood factors can have on health, particularly stroke. We examined whether higher perceived neighborhood social cohesion was associated with lower stroke incidence after adjusting for traditional… CONTINUE READING
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