Disparities in park availability, features, and characteristics by social determinants of health within a U.S.-Mexico border urban area.

@article{Kamel2014DisparitiesIP,
  title={Disparities in park availability, features, and characteristics by social determinants of health within a U.S.-Mexico border urban area.},
  author={Amir A Kamel and Paula B. Ford and Andrew T. Kaczynski},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={69 Suppl 1},
  pages={S111-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine disparities in park availability, features, and characteristics by income and the percentage of foreign-born population within a predominately-Hispanic border community. METHODS This study occurred in 2010-2011 in El Paso, Texas. All census tracts (n=112) were categorized as low, medium, or high income and percent foreign-born. The number of parks intersecting each tract was determined using ArcGIS and park features (facilities, amenities) and characteristics (aesthetic… CONTINUE READING
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