• Human health risks, especially the cancer risk arising from chronic inhalation of low-dose air toxic mixtures, have been identified as a research priority by a number of US regulatory agencies [ 6 , 7 , 8 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • 2 6 For example, lower health literacy is associated with less knowledge of chronic disease processes, 7 poorer mental and physical health, limited use of preventive services, and higher rates of hospital admissions. (bmj.com)
  • As the name suggests, "Cancer Alley" serves as a natural test bed for examining disparities in cancer risks from air toxics, not only because of the preponderance of petrochemical industries in this region, but also for its socioeconomic and racial diversity. (mdpi.com)
  • Background:- Many studies have found socioeconomic differentials in cancer survival. (lse.ac.uk)
  • The researchers found that for disabled Medicare beneficiaries there were consistent correlations for lower county median household income, higher unemployment rates, and less income inequality with more and higher average morphine milligram equivalent opioid prescriptions. (drugs.com)
  • The mean values of white blood cells (5.9 ± 2.42) × 109/l), packed cell value (34.1% ± 4.3%), platelets (195.16 ± 88.7) × 109/l and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (102.0 ± 17.4 mm/hr) were significantly lower than the control group (p (scirp.org)
  • In Colombia, as in many other countries, children from low-income households often accumulate delays in cognition and language, which can be detected as early as twelve months of age. (povertyactionlab.org)
  • Risk estimates were obtained from the 2005 National Air Toxics Assessment and socioeconomic and race data from the 2005 American Community Survey, both at the census tract level. (mdpi.com)
  • Although there are limitations in existing data on native elder health, the available data suggest that they rank lower in socioeconomic and health indicators than their white counterparts. (asaging.org)
  • For some indicators, the Census presents data for individuals that report AIAN or NHOPI as their only race, but for other indicators it presents data for individuals choosing AIAN or NHOPI alone, or in combination with other races. (asaging.org)
  • the likelihood of having an opioid prescription was lower for beneficiaries in large central metro counties versus those living in other areas. (drugs.com)
  • Lower CD4+ lymphocyte count was found to be the only predicting factor for HIV. (scirp.org)
  • To address this gap, researchers used the existing administrative capacity and community networks of a national cash transfer program in Colombia to evaluate the impact of a program that trained low-income mothers to provide their young children with psychosocial stimulation, micronutrients, or both. (povertyactionlab.org)
  • In municipalities assigned to the stimulation program, home visitors visited mothers every week and demonstrated appropriate play and learning activities for their children using low-cost or homemade toys, picture books, and form boards. (povertyactionlab.org)
  • Weber suggested that this type of transvaluational orientation has been a characteristic feature of lower class worship. (hartsem.edu)