Spatial disparities in the distribution of parks and green spaces in the USA.

  title={Spatial disparities in the distribution of parks and green spaces in the USA.},
  author={Ming Wen and Xiaowei Zhang and Carmen D. Harris and James B. Holt and Janet B. Croft},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  volume={45 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Little national evidence is available on spatial disparities in distributions of parks and green spaces in the USA. PURPOSE This study examines ecological associations of spatial access to parks and green spaces with percentages of black, Hispanic, and low-income residents across the urban-rural continuum in the conterminous USA. METHODS Census tract-level park and green space data were linked with data from the 2010 U.S. Census and 2006-2010 American Community Surveys. Linear… CONTINUE READING
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