Conducting and Responding to a Jewish Community Health Survey: Rationale, Results, and Advice

By Joel M. Carp, Maureen R. Benjamins, Dana M. Rhodes, Steven Whitman

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), Spring 2007

This article summarizes an effort to collect local-level health data on a primarily Orthodox Jewish community in Chicago and to use that data to design and implement health-promotion interventions. One example of such an intervention is an obesity prevention project that is currently being pilot tested in two Orthodox day schools.

Topic: Methodology, Health and Healing, Social Planning, Demography

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Siskind, Alan

Volume/Issue: vol.82/no.1-2

Page Number(s): 83-95

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Chicago, Illinois , United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

Bibliographic Information:
Carp, Joel M. Benjamins, Maureen R. Rhodes, Dana M. Whitman, Steven. Conducting and Responding to a Jewish Community Health Survey: Rationale, Results, and Advice. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). Spring 2007: 83-95. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3678


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