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Urban health : combating disparities with local data

Author: Steven Whitman; Ami M Shah; Maureen R Benjamins
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes how a landmark health survey in Chicago generated dramatic data that are allowing investigators throughout the city to move from data to action and from observation to intervention.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whitman, Steven.
Urban health.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010003248
(OCoLC)503614064
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Whitman; Ami M Shah; Maureen R Benjamins
ISBN: 9780199750153 0199750157 9780199866465 0199866465 9780199731190 0199731195
OCLC Number: 670231815
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 380 pages)
Contents: Introducing the Sinai model for reducing health disparities and improving health / Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah, and Maureen R. Benjamins --
A history of the movement to address health disparities / Jade L. Dell and Steven Whitman --
The importance of local data : introduction to section 2 / Ami M. Shah, Steven Witman, Maureen R. Benjamins --
Sinai's improving community health survey : methodology and key findings / Ami M. Shah and Steven Whitman --
The Jewish community health survey of Chicago : methodology and key findings / Maureen R. Benjamins --
The Chicago Asian community surveys : methodology and key findings / Matthew J. McGee [and others] --
Comparing the health status of ten Chicago communities / Ami M. Shah. Translating data into action : introduction to section 3 / Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah, and Maureen R. Benjamins --
Working together to live tobacco free : community-based smoking cessation in North Lawndale / Joseph F. West and Charlene J. Gamboa --
Combating childhood obesity through a neighborhood coalition : community organizing for obesity prevention in Humboldt Park / Adam B. Becker [and others]. Fighting childhood obesity in a Jewish community / Maureen R. Benjamins --
Disproportionate impact of diabetes in a Puerto Rican community of Chicago / Steven Whitman [and others] --
Pediatric asthma in African American and Latino Chicago communities : local level data drives response / Helen Margellos-Anast, Melissa A. Gutierrez --
Humboldt Park : a community united to challenge asthma / Molly Martin and Juana Ballesteros --
Community-based health interventions : past, present, and future / Leah Ansell --
The future holds promise / Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah, and Maureen R. Benjamins.
Responsibility: Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah, Maureen Benjamins.

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This book describes how a landmark health survey in Chicago generated dramatic data that are allowing investigators throughout the city to move from data to action and from observation to intervention.

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