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Journal of Urban Health

Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

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A Local View of Informal Urban Environments: a Mobile Phone-Based Neighborhood Audit of Street-Level Factors in a Brazilian Informal Community

Street-level environment characteristics influence the health behaviors and safety of urban residents, and may particularly threaten health within informal communities. However, available data on how such characteristics vary within and among …

14.03.2019 Open Access

Syndemic and Synergistic Effects of Intimate Partner Violence, Crystal Methamphetamine, and Depression on HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors among Women Who Inject Drugs in Indonesia

Women who inject drugs are disproportionately affected by co-occurring intimate partner violence (IPV), poor mental health, and substance use. Less is known about the potentially synergistic effects of these factors on women’s HIV risk behavior …


Association between Recent Criminal Justice Involvement and Transactional Sex among African American Men Who Have Sex with Men in Baltimore

Non-Hispanic Black/African American men who have sex with men (AAMSM) have been disproportionately affected by criminal justice (CJ) involvement and HIV. One potential pathway between CJ involvement and high HIV prevalence and incidence among …


The Socioeconomic and Sexual Health Status of Young People Living in Urban Slum Areas of Kampala, Uganda

Slum dweller youth in Kampala, Uganda, face social economic exclusion and a plethora of health risks, and their needs are poorly understood. The aim of the current study was to analyze their needs and to suggest contextual evidence-based solutions …


Application of the Public Health Exposome Framework to Estimate Phenotypes of Resilience in a Model Ohio African-American Women’s Cohort

We report integration of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) United States Environmental Justice Screen (EJSCREEN) database with our Public Health Exposome dataset to interrogate 9232 census blocks to model the complexity …

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The Journal of Urban Health is a bimonthly peer-reviewed publication that focuses on the emerging fields of urban health and epidemiology. The Journal provides for multidisciplinary exploration of the evidence base for the broader determinants of urban health and health inequities, presenting examples of evidence-based action to strengthen programs, policies, and governance of cities worldwide to improve health. In addition to original articles, the Journal publishes urban health data, book reviews, selected reports, and proceedings from important global meetings and more, bridging scholars, practitioners, and policy makers from the multiple sectors influencing urban health.

5-Year Impact Factor: 2.597 (2014)
Section "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health": Rank 67 out of 162
Section "Medicine, General & Internal": Rank 55 out of 153

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