Urban Social Context, Health and Health Disparities (ICPSR 34452)

Principal Investigator(s):


The goal of this project was to capitalize on, extend, and enhance the Chicago Community Adult Health Study (CCAHS), which was designed to become a major prospective multi-level study of the impact of individual and social environmental factors on health, their role in understanding socioeconomic and racial-ethnic disparities in health, and the biological and behavioral pathways that are involved.

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   community health, health behavior, health status, racial discrimination, social environment

Geographic Coverage:   Chicago, Illinois, United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from DSDR or ICPSR. Researchers should consult the principal investigator directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation:

Dr. James S. House

Population Studies Center

University of Michigan

426 Thompson St., PO Box 1248

Ann Arbor, MI 48106

email: jmhouse@umich.edu