Do perceived neighbourhood cohesion and safety contribute to neighbourhood differences in health?

@article{Baum2009DoPN,
  title={Do perceived neighbourhood cohesion and safety contribute to neighbourhood differences in health?},
  author={Fran Baum and Anna Ziersch and Guangyu Zhang and Katy Osborne},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={925-34}
}
This paper reports on a survey (N=3344) and in-depth interviews (N=80) from four socio-economically contrasting postcode areas in Adelaide. Logistic regression was used to examine locational differences in self-rated health, controlling for demographic, socio-economic factors, health behaviours, individual social capital (social networks, support, reciprocity, trust) and perceived neighbourhood cohesion and safety. Statistically significant locational differences in health emerged. Perceived… CONTINUE READING