Journal article

Neighbourhood disadvantage and self-reported type 2 diabetes, heart disease and comorbidity: a cross-sectional multilevel study

Jerome N Rachele, Billie Giles-Corti, Gavin Turrell

ANNALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2016

Abstract

PURPOSE: This study examines associations between neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and self-reported type 2 diabetes and heart disease, occurring separately and concurrently at a single time point (comorbidity). METHODS: This study included 11,035 residents from 200 neighborhoods in Brisbane, Australia. Respondents self-reported type 2 diabetes and heart disease as long-term health conditions. Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage was measured using a census-derived composite index. Individual socioeconomic position was measured using education, occupation, and household income. Data were analyzed using multilevel multinomial mixed-effects logistic regression using Markov chain Mont..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by NHMRC Center for Research Excellence in Healthy Liveable Communities


Awarded by Australian Prevention Partnership Center


Awarded by NHMRC


Funding Acknowledgements

The HABITAT study is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (497236, 339718, 1047453). J.N.R. is supported by the NHMRC Center for Research Excellence in Healthy Liveable Communities (1061404) and The Australian Prevention Partnership Center (9100001). B.G.C. is supported by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow Award (1004900). G.T. is supported by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (1003710).