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Green space, urbanity, and health: how strong is the relation?
- J. Maas, R. Verheij, P. Groenewegen, S. de Vries, P. Spreeuwenberg
- MedicineJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health
- 21 June 2006
This research shows that the percentage of green space in people’s living environment has a positive association with the perceived general health of residents, and green space seems to be more than just a luxury and consequently the development of greenspace should be allocated a more central position in spatial planning policy.
Morbidity is related to a green living environment
- J. Maas, R. Verheij, S. de Vries, P. Spreeuwenberg, F. Schellevis, P. Groenewegen
- MedicineJournal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- 15 October 2009
It is indicated that the previously established relation between green space and a number of self-reported general indicators of physical and mental health can also be found for clusters of specific physician-assessed morbidity.
Social contacts as a possible mechanism behind the relation between green space and health.
Natural Environments—Healthy Environments? An Exploratory Analysis of the Relationship between Greenspace and Health
Are people living in greener areas healthier than people living in less green areas? This hypothesis was empirically tested by combining Dutch data on the self-reported health of over 10 000 people…
Green space as a buffer between stressful life events and health.
Physical activity as a possible mechanism behind the relationship between green space and health: A multilevel analysis
The study indicates that the amount of green space in the living environment is scarcely related to the level of physical activity, and the amountof physical activity undertaken in greener living environments does not explain the relationship between green space and health.
Inappropriateness of Medication Prescriptions to Elderly Patients in the Primary Care Setting: A Systematic Review
Almost one in five prescriptions to elderly persons in primary care is inappropropriate despite the attention that has been directed to quality of prescription.
Vitamin G: effects of green space on health, well-being, and social safety
The design of a research program on the effects of green space in the living environment on health, well-being and social safety is discussed, focusing on different target groups, using appropriate multilevel methods.
Benefits and problems of electronic information exchange as perceived by health care professionals: an interview study
- M. Zwaanswijk, R. Verheij, F. Wiesman, R. Friele
- Medicine, Political ScienceBMC health services research
- 7 October 2011
The implementation of the Dutch n-EPR has mainly followed a top-down approach, thereby neglecting the fact that the perceptions and preferences of its users (health care providers) need to be addressed in order to achieve successful implementation.
Ankylosing spondylitis: a risk factor for myocardial infarction?
Observations indicate that the prevalence of MI is increased in patients with AS, as measured by the age- and gender-adjusted odds ratio.