Neighborhoods

Publications

Rosenfeld, L., Chew, G. L., Rudd, R., Emmons, K., Acosta, L., Perzanowski, M., et al. (2011). Are building-level characteristics associated with indoor allergens in the household? Journal of Urban Health, 88(1), 14-29.

Abdulrahim, S., El Shareef, M., Alameddine, M., Afifi, R. A., & Hammad, S. (2010). The potentials and challenges of an academic-community partnership in a low-trust urban context. Journal of Urban Health, 87(6), 1017-1020.

Frank, R., & Bjornstrom, E. (In press). A tale of two cities: Residential context and risky behavior among adolescents in Los Angeles and Chicago. Health & Place.

Osypuk, T. L., & Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2010). Beyond individual neighborhoods: A geography of opportunity perspective for understanding racial/ethnic health disparities. Health & Place, 16(6), 1113-1123.

Mair, C., Diez Roux, A. V., Osypuk, T. L., Rapp, S. R., Seeman, T., & Watson, K. E. (2010). Is neighborhood racial/ethnic composition associated with depressive symptoms? The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Social Science & Medicine.

Walker, R. E., Keane, C. R., & Burke, J. G. (2010). Disparities and access to healthy food in the United States: A review of food deserts literature. Health Place, 16(5), 876-884.

Rosenfeld, L., Rudd, R., Chew, G. L., Emmons, K., & Acevedo-Garcia, D. (2010). Are neighborhood-level characteristics associated with indoor allergens in the household? Journal of Asthma, 47(1), 66-75.

Echeverria, S. E., Borrell, L. N., Brown, D., & Rhoads, G. (2009). A local area analysis of racial, ethnic, and neighborhood disparities in breast cancer staging. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 18(11), 3024-3029.

Bird, C. E., Seeman, T. E., Escarce, J. J., Basurto-Davila, R., Finch, B. K., Dubowitz, T., et al. (2009). Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and biological "wear & tear" in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health

Acevedo-Garcia, D., & Osypuk, T. L. (2008). Impacts of housing and neighborhoods on health: Pathways, racial/ethnic disparities, and policy directions. In J. H. Carr & N. K. Kutty (Eds.), Segregation: The Rising Costs for America (pp. 197-235). New York : Routledge.

Dubowitz, T., Subramanian, S. V., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Osypuk, T. L., & Peterson, K. E. (2008). Individual and neighborhood differences in diet among low-income foreign and U.S.-born women. Women's Health Issues, 18(3), 181-190.

Dubowitz, T., Heron, M., Bird, C. E., Lurie, N., Finch, B. K., Basurto-Davila, R., et al. (2008). Neighborhood socioeconomic status and fruit and vegetable intake among Whites, Blacks, and Mexican Americans in the United States. American Journal Clinical Nutrition, 87(6), 1883-1891.

Osypuk, T. L., & Galea, S. (2007). What level macro? Choosing appropriate levels for modeling space, place, and health. In S. Galea (Ed.), Macrosocial determinants of population health (pp. 399-435). New York, NY: Springer Media.

Frank, R., Cerda, M., & Rendon, M. (2007). Barrios and burbs: Residential context and health-risk behaviors among Angeleno adolescents. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 48(3), 283-300.

Do, D. P., Dubowitz, T., Bird, C. E., Lurie, N., Escarce, J. J., & Finch, B. K. (2007). Neighborhood context and ethnicity differences in body mass index: A multilevel analysis using the NHANES III survey (1988-1994). Economics & Human Biology, 5(2), 179-203.

Haas, J. S., Earle, C. C., Orav, J. E., Brawarsky, P., Neville, B. A., Acevedo-Garcia, D., et al. (2007). Lower use of hospice by cancer patients who live in minority versus White areas. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 22(3), 396-399.

Israel, B., Schulz, A. J., Estrada-Martinez, L., Zenk, S. N., Viruell-Fuentes, E. A., Villarruel, A., et al. (2006). Engaging Urban Residents in Assessing Neighborhood Environments and their Implications for Health. Journal of Urban Health, 83(3), 523-539.

Goldman, R. E., Barbeau, E., Hunt, M. K., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Emmons, K. M., Gagne, J., et al. (2008). Perceptions of health promotion and cancer prevention among adults in working-class occupations and neighborhoods. Health Education & Behavior, 35(6), 777-790.

Datta, G. D., Subramanian, S. V., Colditz, G. A., Kawachi, I., Palmer, J. R., & Rosenberg, L. (2006). Individual, neighborhood, and state-level predictors of smoking among US Black women: A multilevel analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 63(4), 1034-1044.

Datta, G. D., Colditz, G. A., Kawachi, I., Subramanian, S. V., Palmer, J. R., & Rosenberg, L. (2006). Individual-, neighborhood-, and state-level socioeconomic predictors of cervical carcinoma screening among U.S. Black women: A multilevel analysis. Cancer, 106(3), 664-669.

Savoie, K. L., Savas, S. A., Hammad, A. S., Jamil, H., Nriagu, J. O., & Abdulrahim, S. (2005). Environmental justice and environmental health: Focus group assessments of the perceptions of Arab Americans in metro Detroit. Ethnicity & Disease, 15(Suppl 1), S1-41-42.

Echeverria, S. E., Diez-Roux, A. V., & Link, B. G. (2004). Reliability of self-reported neighborhood characteristics. Journal of Urban Health, 81(4), 682-701.

Metzler, M. M., Higgins, D. L., Beeker, C. G., Freudenberg, N., Lantz, P., Senturia, K. D., et al. (2003). Addressing Urban Health in Detroit, New York, and Seattle through Community-based Participatory Research Partnerships. American Journal of Public Health, 93(5), 803-811.

Lantz, P. M., Viruell-Fuentes, E. A., Israel, B., Softley, D., & Guzman, R. (2001). Can communities and academia work together on public health research? Evaluation results from a community-based participatory research partnership in Detroit. Journal of Urban Health, 78(3), 495-507.