Racial/ethnic residential segregation and self-reported hypertension among US- and foreign-born blacks in New York City.

@article{White2011RacialethnicRS,
  title={Racial/ethnic residential segregation and self-reported hypertension among US- and foreign-born blacks in New York City.},
  author={Kellee White and Luisa N Borrell and David W. S. Wong and Sandro Galea and Gbenga Ogedegbe and Maria M. Glymour},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={
          904-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND Research examining the association of residence in racially segregated neighborhoods with physical and mental health outcomes among blacks is mixed. Research elucidating the relationship between segregation and hypertension has been limited. This study examines the association between segregation and hypertension among US- and foreign-born blacks in New York City (NYC). METHODS Individual-level data from the NYC Community Health Survey (n = 4,499) were linked to neighborhood-level… CONTINUE READING

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