Spatial Methods to Study Local Racial Residential Segregation and Infant Health in Detroit, Michigan

  title={Spatial Methods to Study Local Racial Residential Segregation and Infant Health in Detroit, Michigan},
  author={Sue C. Grady and Joe T. Darden},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  pages={922 - 931}
  • S. Grady, J. Darden
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Over the last several decades, blacks in the United States have experienced substantial health disadvantages compared to other racial and ethnic groups. These disadvantages have been observed for important types of morbidity and early mortality, which public health interventions have achieved limited progress in improving. A promising new direction in health geographic research investigates the relationships among racial residential segregation, neighborhood socioeconomic inequality, and racial… Expand
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