Mapping Asthma Stressors: An All-Encompassing Inventory
Track: Public Health
Authors: Jeff Blossom
For the 'Effects of Physical Environment and Stress in Blacks in relation to Asthma severity and Response to Therapy' study, the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University mapped hundreds of environmental and social stressors for a cohort of 1,075 spread across the Eastern U.S. This talk will outline the project goals, and explain the methodologies used, success achieved, and limitations encountered.