Place and Health

Ongoing STAPH research in this area focuses on how communities and neighborhoods shape health and health behaviors for adults and children.

(Since 2015)

Ashley Kranjac, Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, Justin Denney, Brady Moffett, and Keila Lopez, “Comprehensive Neighborhood Portraits and Child Asthma Disparities.”  Forthcoming, Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Mackenzie Brewer, Rachel T. Kimbro, Justin T. Denney, Kristin M. Osiecki, Brady Moffett, and Keila Lopez. “Do Neighborhood Social and Environmental Context Impact Race/Ethnic Disparities in Childhood Asthma?” Forthcoming, Journal of Health and Place.

Justin T. Denney, Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, and Gregory Sharp. “Neighborhoods and Food Insecurity in Households with Young Children: A Disadvantage Paradox?” Forthcoming, Social Problems.

Sharp, Gregory, Justin T. Denney, and Rachel Tolbert Kimbro. 2015. “Multiple Contexts of Exposure: Activity Spaces, Residential Neighborhoods, and Self-Rated Health.” Social Science & Medicine 146:204-213. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.10.040

Krueger, Patrick M., Kathryn Dovel, and Justin T. Denney. 2015. “The Level of Democratic Development of States and Health across 67 Countries: A Multilevel Analysis.” Social Science & Medicine 143:137-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.08.047

 Denney, Justin T., Tim Wadsworth, Richard G. Rogers, and Fred C. Pampel. 2015. “Suicide in the City: Do Characteristics of Place Really Influence Risk?” Social Science Quarterly 96(2):313-329.  DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12165