Session: Understanding Social Capital as a Means to Improve Healthy Lifestyle Choices
3339.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Understanding Social Capital as a Means to Improve Healthy Lifestyle Choices
Abstracts will discuss how availability of social support and indicaors of community social bonds can be used to affect positive outcomes. The impact of suicide on Inuit communities will be discussed. Multiple methods to measure social cohesion and social determinants will be presented. An activity simulating social and environmental barriors will be presented.
Learning Objectives: The session will present: 1)how material deprivation affects health care behaviors and health outcomes; and 2)the juxtaposition of quantitive and qualitative methods in assesssing socail determinants of health.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Matthew Hogben, PhD
4:30 PMNeighborhood cohesion and social support: Using focus groups and surveys to assess social determinants of health
Alison A. Eisinger, MSW, MPH, Sandra Ciske, MN, RN, Kathryn J. Horsley, DrPH
4:42 PMPathways between neighborhood-level material deprivation and chronic diseases
Catherine Cubbin, PhD, Marilyn A. Winkleby, PhD, MPH, Ying-Chih Chuang, PhD, David Ahn, PhD, Namita Oswal, MS
4:54 PMActive living by design: Promoting physical activity through policy and community design
Philip Bors, MPH
5:06 PMSocial determinants of health among African American women in Detroit: Implications for community health interventions
Amy Schulz, PhD, Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, Shannon Zenk, MPH, Edith A. Parker, DrPH, Kathryn Cook, MPH, Geneva Miller
5:18 PMCountering the impact of suicide on Inuit (Eskimo) communities: Applying a community-based and culturally competent model of crisis intervention in the aftermath of a suicide *
Maria Caterina Ciampi, BA, BSW
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA