The joint contribution of neighborhood poverty and social integration to mortality risk in the United States.

@article{Marcus2016TheJC,
  title={The joint contribution of neighborhood poverty and social integration to mortality risk in the United States.},
  author={Andrea Fleisch Marcus and Sandra E. Echeverr{\'i}a and Bart K. Holland and Ana F Abra{\'i}do-Lanza and Marian R Passannante},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={261-6}
}
PURPOSE A well-established literature has shown that social integration strongly patterns health, including mortality risk. However, the extent to which living in high-poverty neighborhoods and having few social ties jointly pattern survival in the United States has not been examined. METHODS We analyzed data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994) linked to mortality follow-up through 2006 and census-based neighborhood poverty. We fit Cox proportional… CONTINUE READING
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