Small area contextual effects on self-reported health: Evidence from Riverside, Calgary
- Defining Socially-Based Spatial Boundaries in the Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada. Drackley, Adam; Newbold, K. Bruce; Taylor, Christian // International Journal of Health Geographics;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p38
Background: The purpose of the project was to delineate a series of contiguous neighbourhood-based "Data Zones" within the Region of Peel (Ontario) for the purpose of health data analysis and dissemination. Zones were to be built on Census Tracts (N = 205) and obey a series of requirements...
- Use of Census-based Aggregate Variables to Proxy for Socioeconomic Group: Evidence from National Samples. Geronimus, Arline T.; Bound, John // American Journal of Epidemiology;1998, Vol. 148 Issue 5, p475
Increasingly, investigators append census-based socioeconomic characteristics of residential areas to individual records to address the problem of inadequate socioeconomic information on health data sets. Little empirical attention has been given to the validity of this approach. The authors...
- Lots of planets have a North . . . Milne, Eugene; Schrecker, Ted // Journal of Public Health;Jun2014, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p181
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the health divide of North and South sides of England.
- Whither Studies on the Socioeconomic Foundations of Population Health? Kaplan, George A.; Lynch, John W. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep97, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p1409
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on temporal variability in income and another on socioeconomic inequalities in health.
- Sociodemographic and Health Status Profile of Bhatha Village -- A Comparison and Analysis. Jhamnani, Sunny S. // Internet Journal of Epidemiology;Oct2010, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Background: The National Government conducts a nation wide Census every 10 years. This study performed at the period between the 2 censuses (2001 & 2011) looks at the changes in a typical village of Bhatha in terms of sociodemographics and health status. Objectives: To study the...
- Mapping Childhood Obesity and Overweight Patterns in Attica, Greece, A GIS-Based Approach. Chalkias, C. // International Journal of Geoinformatics;Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p29
Childhood obesity is a major public health issue worldwide. Spatial investigational approaches focus on analyzing spatial patterns of obesity and investigating the association between childhood obesity and socioeconomic and environmental conditions. This study analyses the spatial distribution...
- THE AUTHORS REPLY. Geronimus, Arline T.; Bound, John // American Journal of Epidemiology;Oct1999, Vol. 150 Issue 8, p894
A response from the authors of the article "Use of census-based aggregate variables to proxy for socioeconomic group: evidence from national samples" in the previous issue is presented.
- Survey error in measuring socio-economic risk factors of health status: a comparison of a survey and a census. Vincent Lorant; Stefaan Demarest; Pieter-Jan Miermans; Herman Van Oyen // International Journal of Epidemiology;Dec2007, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p1292
Background Individuals of lower socio-economic status (SES) are less likely to participate in health surveys than individuals of a higher SES. It is, however, not known whether this difference in participation is associated with health status. This study sets out to assess whether a population...
- Changing Disparities in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease by Socioeconomic Status and Race/Ethnicity in Connecticut 1998-2008. SOTO, KRISTEN; PETIT, SUSAN; HADLER, JAMES L. // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct2011 Supplement 3, Vol. 126, p81
Objectives. We compared invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) incidence by race/ethnicity and neighborhood poverty level and assessed their relative utility to describe disparities in IPD in 1998-1999 and again in 2007-2008, after introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7)....