Residence in a Distressed County in Appalachia as a Risk Factor for Diabetes, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006-2007

@inproceedings{Barker2010ResidenceIA,
  title={Residence in a Distressed County in Appalachia as a Risk Factor for Diabetes, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2006-2007},
  author={Lawrence E. Barker and Richard F. Crespo and Molly Shrewsberry and Robert B. Gerzoff and Darrlyn Cornelius-Averhart and Sharon Denham},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION We compared the risk of diabetes for residents of Appalachian counties to that of residents of non-Appalachian counties after controlling for selected risk factors in states containing at least 1 Appalachian county. METHODS We combined Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data from 2006 and 2007 and conducted a logistic regression analysis, with self-reported diabetes as the dependent variable. We considered county of residence (5 classifications for Appalachian counties… CONTINUE READING

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