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Internal migration, area effects and health: Does where you move to impact upon your health?

Abstract:

Evidence surrounding the importance of neighbourhood on health has been mostly restricted to observational data analyses. However, observational data are often the only source of information available to test this association and can fail to accurately draw out casual effects. This study employs a pseudo-experimental design to provide a novel test for the evidence of neighbourhood effects on health, using migration as a mechanism for assessing the role of neighbourhood. Coarsened exact matchi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Department:
School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science & Medicine
Volume:
136-137
Pages:
27-34
Publication date:
2015-09-05
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ISSN:
0277-9536

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