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Use of Practice-Based Research Network Data to Measure Neighborhood Smoking Prevalence

Community NameZip CodeRate, %
East Boston0212817.4
Charlestown0212912.2
South Boston0221021.3
South Boston0212721.3
Central021098.7
Central021108.7
Central021118.7
Central021148.7
Back Bay/Beacon Hill0210812.1
Back Bay/Beacon Hill0219912.1
South End0211615.0
South End0211815.0
Fenway-Kenmore0211511.9
Fenway-Kenmore0221511.9
Allston/Brighton0213412.2
Allston/Brighton0213512.2
Allston/Brighton0213612.2
Allston/Brighton0214612.2
Jamaica Plain0212011.1
Jamaica Plain0213011.1
Roxbury0211917.4
Roxbury0212117.4
North Dorchester0212518.2
South Dorchester0212215.6
South Dorchester0212415.6
Mattapan0212613.6
Roslindale0213112.7
West Roxbury0213214.5
Hyde Park0213614.8
Cambridge 021387.3
Cambridge0213910.5
Cambridge0214210.5
Cambridge 021409.1
Cambridge 0214115.2
Newton 024587.1
Newton 024606.9
Newton 024656.9
Newton 024595.6
Newton 024675.6
Newton 024626.7
Newton 024666.7
Newton 024615.1
Newton 024645.1
Newton 024685.1
Quincy 0216918.5
Quincy 0217013.5
Quincy 0217113.5
Brookline024458.3
Brookline024468.3
Malden0214818.9
Revere0215125.9
Chelsea0215020.8
Needham024927.5
Needham024937.5
Needham024947.5

Figure 1. Population-based smoking prevalence in 32 Boston neighborhoods. Data derived from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1999–2009.

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Community NameZip CodeRate, %
East Boston0212816.4
Charlestown0212917.8
South Boston0221011.3
South Boston0212711.3
Central021098.3
Central021108.3
Central021118.3
Central021148.3
Back Bay/Beacon Hill021088.7
Back Bay/Beacon Hill021998.7
South End0211610
South End0211810
Fenway-Kenmore0211510.9
Fenway-Kenmore0221510.9
Allston/Brighton0213411.4
Allston/Brighton0213511.4
Allston/Brighton0213611.4
Allston/Brighton0214611.4
Jamaica Plain0212014.7
Jamaica Plain0213014.7
Roxbury0211916.5
Roxbury0212116.5
North Dorchester0212512.1
South Dorchester0212213.2
South Dorchester0212413.2
Mattapan0212613.2
Roslindale0213115.2
West Roxbury0213212.1
Hyde Park0213617.7
Cambridge 021386.4
Cambridge021398.9
Cambridge021428.9
Cambridge 021405.5
Cambridge 021418
Newton 024588.1
Newton 024607.5
Newton 024657.5
Newton 024595.7
Newton 024675.7
Newton 024625.9
Newton 024665.9
Newton 024616.8
Newton 024646.8
Newton 024686.8
Quincy 0216912.2
Quincy 0217010.7
Quincy 0217110.7
Brookline024456.7
Brookline024466.7
Malden0214818
Revere0215121.9
Chelsea0215017.9
Needham024925.1
Needham024935.1
Needham024945.1

Figure 2. Practice-Based Research Network smoking prevalence in 32 Boston Neighborhoods.

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Community NameZip CodeBRFSS Prevalence, %Partners PBRN Prevalence, %
Newton 024615.16.8
Newton 024645.16.8
Newton 024685.16.8
Newton 024595.65.7
Newton 024675.65.7
Newton 024626.75.9
Newton 024666.75.9
Newton 024606.97.5
Newton 024656.97.5
Newton 024587.18.1
Cambridge 021387.36.4
Needham024927.55.1
Needham024937.55.1
Needham024947.55.1
Brookline024458.36.7
Brookline024468.36.7
Central021098.78.3
Central021108.78.3
Central021118.78.3
Central021148.78.3
Cambridge 021409.15.5
Cambridge0213910.58.9
Cambridge0214210.58.9
Jamaica Plain0212011.114.7
Jamaica Plain0213011.114.7
Fenway-Kenmore0211511.910.9
Fenway-Kenmore0221511.910.9
Back Bay/Beacon Hill0210812.18.7
Back Bay/Beacon Hill0219912.18.7
Charlestown0212912.217.8
Allston/Brighton0213412.211.4
Allston/Brighton0213512.211.4
Allston/Brighton0213612.211.4
Allston/Brighton0214612.211.4
Roslindale0213112.715.2
Quincy 0217013.510.7
Quincy 0217113.510.7
Mattapan0212613.613.2
West Roxbury0213214.512.1
Hyde Park0213614.817.7
South End0211615.010
South End0211815.010
Cambridge 0214115.28
South Dorchester0212215.613.2
South Dorchester0212415.613.2
East Boston0212817.416.4
Roxbury0211917.416.5
Roxbury0212117.416.5
North Dorchester0212518.212.1
Quincy 0216918.512.2
Malden0214818.918
Chelsea0215020.817.9
South Boston0221021.311.3
South Boston0212721.311.3
Revere0215125.921.9

Figure 3. Scatter plot of Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) smoking prevalence and population-based neighborhood prevalence of smoking for 32 Boston neighborhoods (%).

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