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The Healthy Generations Program: Improving Access to Mental Health Care
New model of integrated service delivery makes mental health services more accessible to teenaged parents
Located in Research / Selected Research
Are Indian pharmaceutical companies deliberately selling inferior medicines in African markets?
Tougher regulatory measures needed in order to improve drug safety and quality
Located in News
I-Health and Well Being Working Group
Provides a forum for health scholars across the UMD campus
Located in Resources / Resources for Scholar Development / Working Groups
I-Health and Well Being Working Group Meeting
Organizational meeting of MPRC working group
Located in Coming Up
Seminar Series: Kathryn Edin, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
Fathers and Urban Poverty
Located in Coming Up
Assortative Mating and Autism Spectrum Disorder
New seed grant project headed by Judith Hellerstein investigates the causes of the rise in autism diagnoses
Located in Resources / / Seed Grant Program / Seed Grants Awarded
Analyzing the effects of food supplementation and adherence support on food insecurity, time allocation, and quality of life indices of patients on antiretroviral treatment in the Free State Province, South Africa
Alok Bhargava investigates food insecurity, quality of life, and productivity among HIV patients receiving antiretroviral treatment in South Africa
Located in Resources / / Seed Grant Program / Seed Grants Awarded
New Study by Dagher and Hofferth Investigates Links Between Maternity Leave, Pregnancy Intention, and Postpartum Depression
Mothers with unintended pregnancies take shorter maternity leaves
Located in News
File Troff document (with manpage macros)Positively Experiencing Daily Life
John P. Robinson, University of Maryland; 2014-004
Located in Research / Working Papers / WP Documents
Article ReferenceRurality, presence of broiler operations, and community socioeconomic factors influence the risk of Campylobacteriosis in Maryland
Objectives. We evaluated the combined impact of community-level environmental and socioeconomic factors on the risk of campylobacteriosis. Methods. We obtained Campylobacter case data (2002–2010; n = 3694) from the Maryland Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network. We obtained community-level socioeconomic and environmental data from the 2000 US Census and the 2007 US Census of Agriculture. We linked data by zip code. We derived incidence rate ratios by Poisson regressions. We mapped a subset of zip code–level characteristics. Results. In zip codes that were 100% rural, incidence rate ratios (IRRs) of campylobacteriosis were 6 times (IRR = 6.18; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 3.19, 11.97) greater than those in urban zip codes. In zip codes with broiler chicken operations, incidence rates were 1.45 times greater than those in zip codes without broilers (IRR = 1.45; 95% CI = 1.34, 1.58). We also observed higher rates in zip codes whose populations were predominantly White and had high median incomes. Conclusions. The community and environment in which one lives may significantly influence the risk of campylobacteriosis.
Located in MPRC People / Robin Puett, Ph.D. / Robin Puett Publications