Urban Sprawl and Public Health

@article{Frumkin2002UrbanSA,
  title={Urban Sprawl and Public Health},
  author={H. Frumkin},
  journal={Public Health Reports},
  year={2002},
  volume={117},
  pages={201 - 217}
}
  • H. Frumkin
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Public Health Reports
  • This article discusses the relationship between sprawl and health based on eight considerations: air pollution, heat, physical activity patterns, motor vehicle crashes, pedestrian injuries and deaths, water quality and quantity, mental health, and social capital. The data show both health benefits and health cost. As is true for most public health hazards, the adverse impacts of sprawl do not fall equally across the population, and those who are most affected deserves special attention. We… CONTINUE READING
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