Determining the health benefits of green space: Does gentrification matter?

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© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Urban green space is demonstrated to benefit human health. We evaluated whether neighborhood gentrification status matters when considering the health benefits of green space, and whether the benefits are received equitably across racial and socioeconomic groups. Greater exposure to active green space was significantly associated with lower odds of reporting fair or poor health, but only for those living in gentrifying neighborhoods. In gentrifying neighborhoods, only those with high education or high incomes benefited from neighborhood active green space. Structural interventions, such as new green space, should be planned and evaluated within the context of urban social inequity and change.
Idioma originalEnglish
Pàgines (de-a)1-11
Nombre de pàgines11
RevistaHealth and Place
Estat de la publicacióPublicada - 1 de maig 2019


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