Neighborhood Disadvantage, Poor Social Conditions, and Cardiovascular Disease Incidence among African American Adults in the Jackson Heart Study
Sharrelle Barber, ScD, (NC 2016) examined the impact of neighborhood conditions resulting from racial residential segregation on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The researchers used data from the Jackson Heart Study (a study of CVD among African Americans in Jackson, MS to examine neighborhoods and CVD incidence) to develop a measurement of neighborhood disadvantage, using sociodemographic indicators from the Census.
New Connections Webinar Series Presentation (January 2015)
Alumna Linda Charmaraman, PhD (NC 2013) and researchers studied differences in the utilization of social media and mobile phone technology by age and socioeconomic status (SES) among adolescents.
Health and Place (January 2015)
Alumnus Antwan Jones, PhD (NC 2011) published findings from his research exploring the correlation between residential instability and obesity risk in the United States In the study, Dr. Jones extracts data from a retrospective longitudinal cohort sample of nearly 14,000 racially diverse..
Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies (December 2014)
In an exploratory qualitative study New Connections network member David Córdova, PhD, and colleagues, used a grounded theory approach to uncover the effects of acculturative differences..