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

Principal Investigator(s): House, James S., University of Michigan. Population Studies Center


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: jimhouse@umich.edu