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Urban HealthCombating Disparities with Local Data$
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Steven Whitman, Ami Shah, and Maureen Benjamins

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199731190

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.001.0001

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Comparing the Health Status of Ten Chicago Communities

Comparing the Health Status of Ten Chicago Communities

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(p.125) 6 Comparing the Health Status of Ten Chicago Communities
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Urban Health
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Ami M. Shah

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0006

Survey data were gathered from ten local communities in Chicago from 2002 to 2008. Each survey captured the health status of diverse racial and ethnic populations living in different geographic areas of the city. This chapter has three goals. First, it briefly compares and contrasts the methods and approaches employed to conduct these community health surveys in Chicago. Second, it examines five key results for the diverse communities surveyed. Third, the chapter illustrates the value of the community survey data and comments on its implications for broader policies and programs in striving toward equitable health for all racial and ethnic groups within an urban setting.

Keywords:   community health, public health, health surveys, Chicago, ethnic groups

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