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dc.contributor Baiocchi, Arturo en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Curry, Susanna en_US
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Margaret Irene
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-08T19:01:33Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-08T19:01:33Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06-08
dc.date.submitted 2018-05-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/203704
dc.description Thesis (M.S.W., Social Work)--California State University, Sacramento, 2018. en_US
dc.description.abstract Exposure to environmental hazards and pollution leads to deleterious health outcomes, and low-income and communities of color are disproportionately burdened. The present study utilizes the publicly available dataset “CalEnviroScreen3.0” to conduct a quantitative analysis of socioeconomic predictors of pollution burden in Sacramento County to better-inform local environmental justice efforts. Even when controlling for other socioeconomic variables, poverty most significantly predicted pollution burden (b=0.27, p < .001). Social workers should help initiate interdisciplinary collaboration and advocate for low-income communities to decrease disproportionate exposure to pollution and resulting negative health outcomes. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Social Work en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject CalEnviroScreen en_US
dc.subject Environmental justice en_US
dc.subject Green social work en_US
dc.subject Pollution en_US
dc.subject Environmental racism en_US
dc.subject Environmental hazards en_US
dc.title Environmental hazard exposure disparities in Sacramento County en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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