Combining clinical and population-level data to understand the health of neighborhoods

Earle C. Chambers, Barbara C. Wong, Rachael W. Riley, Nicole Hollingsworth, Arthur E. Blank, Christa Myers, Jane Bedell, Peter A. Selwyn

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From February through December 2012, we examined responses to health behavior questions integrated into the electronic medical record of primary care centers in the Bronx, New York in the context of NewYork City Community Health Survey data. We saw a higher proportion of unhealthy behaviors among patients than among the neighborhood population. Analyzing clinical data in the neighborhood context can better target at-risk populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)510-512
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of public health
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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