Category Archives: Racial Segregation

How neighborhoods and infrastructure can impact HIV transmission among Black sexual minority men

Individual risky behaviors (ex. condomless sex, multiple partners, drug use) have long been a focus of HIV research and intervention strategies for sexual minority men (SMM). However, focusing on the individual level obscures the effects of broader societal influences and … Continue reading

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Info-Graphic: Mortality Attributable to Social Factors

We just posted a graph using data from Galea 2011 and Minino 2002 to compare deaths attributable to social factors verses listed “causes” of death in 2000.  The data show that deaths attributable to social factors are similar in number to deaths … Continue reading

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