Linking Local-Level Chronic Disease and Social Vulnerability Measures to Inform Planning Efforts: A COPD Example
Examines chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its relationship to community vulnerability. Utilizes multiple data sources to analyze the relationship between chronic disease and social vulnerability at the county and census-tract level, with a focus on socioeconomic factors, household composition and disability, minority status and language, and housing type and transportation. Includes U.S. maps showing prevalence of COPD and social vulnerability.
Susan A. Carlson, Kathleen B. Watson, Sarah Rockhill, et al.
Preventing Chronic Disease, 20
Chronic respiratory conditions · Housing and homelessness · Limited English proficient · People with disabilities · Poverty · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Transportation