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Linking green space to neighborhood social capital in older adults: The role of perceived safety

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This study examines the moderating effect of perceived safety on the association of green space with neighborhood social capital in older adults. Green space may play an important role for promoting neighborhood social capital and health for older adults; however, safety remains a significant challenge in maximizing the benefits of green space. Data were drawn from 647 independent-living seniors who participated in the Senior Neighborhood Quality of Life Study in the Seattle/King County and B...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.04.051

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1295-1431
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2555-9452
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Social Science and Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
207
Pages:
38-45
Publication date:
2018-04-30
Acceptance date:
2018-04-27
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EISSN:
0277-9536
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English
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pubs:982202
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uuid:6bbcf718-a779-40c3-9260-8dab51ae6ed4
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pubs:982202
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982202
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2019-04-30

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