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Contextual Analysis, Part 1: A Tool for Understanding Disparities in Preterm Birth

Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 2:00-3:00 p.m., ET

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Other Resources

  • Diez-Roux A. Bringing context back into epidemiology: variables and fallacies in multilevel analysis. AJPH 1999;88: 216-22.
  • Link BG, Phelan JC. Social conditions as fundamental causes of disease. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 1995; Extra issue: 80-94.
  • Pickett KE, Pearl M. Multilevel analyses of neighborhood socioeconomic context and health outcomes: a critical review. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2001;55: 111-122.
  • Culhane JF, Elo IT. Neighborhood context and reproductive health. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2005;192(5 suppl): S22-29.
  • Oakes JM. The (mis)estimation of neighborhood effects: causal inference for a practicable social epidemiology. Social Science and Medicine 2004;58: 1929-1952.
  • Wadhwa PD, Culhane JF, Rauh, VA, Barve SS, Hogan VK, Sandman CA, Hobel CJ, Dunkel Schetter C, Garite ZTJ, Glynn L. Stress, infection and preterm birth: A biobehavioral perspective. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2001 Jul; 15(suppl 2): 17-29.