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Neighbourhood green space and health disparities in the global South: Evidence from Cali, Colombia

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Increasing attention has been given to the role of green space in reducing health disparities. However, robust evidence to support decision making is lacking in the global South. We investigate the relationship between green space and health as well as its underlying mechanism in Cali, Colombia. Results indicate that neighbourhood greenness is associated with enhanced self-rated 'good' health and reduced physical and mental distress. The health benefits of green space appear to be stronger fo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4807-4610
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Health and Place Journal website
Volume:
72
Article number:
102690
Publication date:
2021-10-23
Acceptance date:
2021-10-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-2054
ISSN:
1353-8292
Pmid:
34700062
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1210115
Local pid:
pubs:1210115
Deposit date:
2022-03-07

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