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What neighborhood conditions promote health?

This project would examine contextual factors that may influence the health outcomes of individuals. Contextual factors include social environment factors (such as social cohesion, crime) and built environment factors (green space, mixed land use, access to healthy food and clinical services). These factors can help or hinder individuals from achieving or maintaining health. Outcomes of interest include obesity, diabetes,... more »

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What are the linkages between housing quality, household composition, and health outcomes?

Housing has been shown to be inextricably linked to well-being outcomes, but there are few data sets that contain good housing and housing quality (and neighborhood quality) and health outcomes. All of Us should collect housing data (see the American Housing Survey for a good basis of questions) as well as neighborhood-level variables that may impact health. Further sociodemographic variables including family structure... more »

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What is the impact of time-varying, place-based social determinants of health measures on physical and mental health

To answer important physical and mental health questions we need to understand the trajectory of the individuals and the trajectories of the places they have lived (residential histories). If exposure equals space x time (over the life courses) we need data on the timing, sequence and duration of residence in specific contexts (places). How we define/measure place is important for (retro)prospective work and will enables... more »

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Is there a correlation between different transit mode use and bmi?

Goal: To determine whether transit mode choice and travel time is associated with bmi and health status
Identify 3 neighborhoods with similar avg incomes, but different transport options
Select a random sample of households from each neighborhood.
One adult provides info on transit choice, travel time, destination distance, bmi and health status.
Expected outcome: Among similar income levels, adults who drive less have... more »

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