Environmental inequalities among children in Europe--evaluation of scientific evidence and policy implications.

  title={Environmental inequalities among children in Europe--evaluation of scientific evidence and policy implications.},
  author={Gabriele Bolte and Giorgio Tamburlini and Martina Kohlhuber},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={20 1},
BACKGROUND Socio-economic inequalities in the living environment are major contributing factors to health inequalities. Consequently, protecting children from undesirable environmental exposures by taking socio-economic conditions into account has been identified as a policy priority area in Europe. This review aims to evaluate the evidence on environmental inequalities among children in Europe and to discuss its policy implications. METHODS A systematic literature search was conducted in… CONTINUE READING

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