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ERIC Number: EJ663891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0980
The Quality of Urban Environments: Mapping Variation in Access to Community Resources.
Witten, Karen; Exeter, Daniel; Field, Adrian
Urban Studies, v40 n1 p161-77 Jan 2003
Discusses the relationship between community infrastructure and health through the development of the Community Resource Accessibility Index (CRAI) research tool.This area-based index of community services, facilities, and amenities enables comparisons between opportunity structures in the local environment and residents' health and wellbeing. It is based on six domains: recreational amenities, public transport and communication, shopping and banking facilities, educational services, health services, and social and cultural services. (Contains references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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