Neighbourhood deprivation and self-rated health: the role of perceptions of the neighbourhood and of housing problems.

@article{Poortinga2008NeighbourhoodDA,
  title={Neighbourhood deprivation and self-rated health: the role of perceptions of the neighbourhood and of housing problems.},
  author={Wouter Poortinga and F. D. J. Dunstan and David Fone},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={562-75}
}
It has been known for a long time that people living in socially and economically deprived neighbourhoods generally experience poorer health. However, it is often not clear what processes underlie the relationship between neighbourhood deprivation and individual health. In this study we explore the association between neighbourhood socio-economic status and self-rated health using the Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Survey (n=10,892). We found that the association between neighbourhood… CONTINUE READING

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