The built environment and collective efficacy.

  title={The built environment and collective efficacy.},
  author={Deborah Ann Cohen and Sanae Inagami and Brian Karl Finch},
  journal={Health & place},
  volume={14 2},
Collective efficacy, i.e., perception of mutual trust and willingness to help each other, is a measure of neighborhood social capital and has been associated with positive health outcomes including lower rates of assaults, homicide, premature mortality, and asthma. Collective efficacy is frequently considered a "cause", but we hypothesized that… CONTINUE READING