The effects of an urban renewal project on health and health inequalities: a quasi-experimental study in Barcelona.

@article{Mehdipanah2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of an urban renewal project on health and health inequalities: a quasi-experimental study in Barcelona.},
  author={Roshanak Mehdipanah and M Fernanda Rodr{\'i}guez-Sanz and Robert Beaglehole and Carles Forn{\'e} Muntaner and {\`E}lia D{\'i}ez and Xavier Bartoll and Carme Borrell},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={
          811-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND In the last decade, the Neighbourhoods Law in Catalonia (Spain) funded municipalities that presented urban renewal projects within disadvantaged neighbourhoods focusing on physical, social and economic improvements. The objective of the study was to evaluate the effects of this law on the health and health inequalities of residents in the intervened neighbourhoods in the city of Barcelona. METHODS A quasi-experimental predesign and postdesign was used to compare adult residents in… CONTINUE READING

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