Category Archives: Social Environments

Neighborhood Physical Disorder Maps

The Journal of Maps recently published an article co-authored by Andrew Rundle, Gina Lovasi and Stephen Mooney and others, showing a high resolution map of neighborhood physical disorder in New York City. Physical disorder – the deterioration of urban spaces … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Social Environment and Obesity

Numerous studies have examined the relation between features of the neighborhood built environment and obesity related behaviors or obesity itself, to the extent that Healthy People 2020 includes goals for neighborhood built environment interventions to support physical activity. The neighborhood … Continue reading

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