Journal article

Who does well where? Exploring how self-rated health differs across diverse people and neighborhoods

Hannah Badland, Gavin Turrell, Billie Giles-Corti

HEALTH & PLACE | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2013

Abstract

This work establishes whether neighborhood disadvantage amplifies the impact of socioeconomic position (SEP) on a graded measure of self-rated health (SRH). SRH data were taken from 10,932 adults recruited across 200 Brisbane neighborhoods. After adjusting for demographics, those who lived in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods were more likely to report poor SRH than those living in the least disadvantaged neighborhoods (OR=2.67). Those with the lowest SEP and lived in the most advantaged neighborhoods had a similar probability of reporting excellent SRH as those with the highest SEP living in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods. This work highlights the importance of examining SEP and ne..

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