An environmental face lift: the Dings Home-Zone project

T Trayers, DA Lawlor

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Neighbourhood environments are likely to affect health outcomes in a variety of different ways. Previous submissions to the JECH Gallery have illustrated this fact. For example, Ellaway and Mcintyre showed the stark differences in appearance of two local authority schools in Glasgow, one in a deprived area of the city and one in a more affluent area.1 In a separate piece they used photographs to suggest that differences between affluent and deprived areas in retail outlets may contribute to reduce fruit consumption among residents of more deprived areas.2 The photos here show important environmental changes to a deprived area of Bristol. The Dings (derived from old railway sidings) is a small community comprising of 117 houses in a clearly defined part of inner city Bristol. It is part of one of the three most deprived wards in Bristol and is in the bottom 10% of most deprived wards in the . . .
Translated title of the contributionAn environmental face lift: the Dings Home-Zone project
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)885 - 885
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2005

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Other identifier: PMID: 16201061
Other: Invited photo essay


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