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High neighborhood crime and low perceptions of safety may influence blood pressure through chronic stress. Few studies have examined these associations using longitudinal data.
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Name: American journal of hypertension
The independent mobility (IM), defined as the freedom of young people to travel without adult supervision, has been related to the physical activity time, the acquisition of personal autonomy, to less...
The relationship between perceived neighbourhood safety from traffic and crime with overweight/obesity can provide intervention modalities for obesity, yet no relevant study has been conducted in sub-...
Much research has considered the relationship between neighbourhood crime and physical activity, but few studies have assessed clinical outcomes consequent to behaviour, such as cardiometabolic risk. ...
Exposure to chronic stress such as living in disadvantaged neighborhoods has been related to cardiovascular disease (CVD). Chronic stress may increase the risk for CVD by increasing levels of systemic...
Features that enhance neighborhood walkability (higher population density, street connectivity and access to destinations) are associated with higher levels of physical activity among older adults. Th...
Parental constraint of outdoor play may be fueling unhealthy emotional and physical development in today's children and adolescents. Time spent outdoors is a key determinant of unstructure...
To examine how neighborhood-level factors interact with individual characteristics to predict incidence of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.
To test the independent and interrelated effects of the neighborhood social environment, the neighborhood physical environment, and individual risk factors in predicting all-cause and card...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) community-based mentoring (CBM) program for prevention of crime and delinquenc...
The purpose of this study is to examine how the environment and neighborhood characteristics affects the health of the area residents. The study will help determine how changing neighborho...
Persons who have committed a crime or have been convicted of a crime.
The study of crime and criminals with special reference to the personality factors and social conditions leading toward, or away from crime.
The degree to which the blood supply for BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS is free of harmful substances or infectious agents, and properly typed and crossmatched (BLOOD GROUPING AND CROSSMATCHING) to insure serological compatibility between BLOOD DONORS and recipients.
Two extensive fibrous bands running the length of the vertebral column. The anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius; lacertus medius) interconnects the anterior surfaces of the vertebral bodies; the posterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale posterius) interconnects the posterior surfaces. The commonest clinical consideration is OSSIFICATION OF POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...