An examination of the associations among neighborhood racial composition, neighborhood poverty, access to care, perceived discrimination and hypertension treatment: Does your zip code determine your health outcomes?
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related research
Identify potential neighborhood characteristics and conditions that may influence hypertension treatment. Identify public health strategies for intervening to improve the effectiveness of hypertension treatment.
Keyword(s): Hypertension, Access to Health Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a graduate research assistance for the past four years. My research interests focus on hypertension awareness, treatment, and control. Specifically, I examine the impact of neighborhood racial composition, neighborhood poverty, perceived discrimination, and access to care on hypertension awareness, treatment and control.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.