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Residential green space, gardening, and subjective well-being: A cross-sectional study of garden owners in northern Belgium

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Jeroen, Krols; Aerts, Raf; Vanlessen, Naomi; Valerie, Dewaelheyns; Dujardin, Sébastien; Somers, Ben Source: Landscape and Urban Planning, ...

Residential green space and mental health-related prescription medication sales: An ecological study in Belgium.

were adjusted for socio-economic background variables, urban-rural differences, and administrative region, and included random effects of latitude and longitude. RESULTS: Urban census tracts were ...

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to the direct health impact of COVID-19 in India, 2020

policy development. Here, we present the national-level burden of COVID-19 in India in 2020 that accounts for differences across urban and rural regions and across age groups. Input data were collected ...

Validity of self-reported air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollutants in Belgium

air pollution exposure and a weak contribution of environmental annoyance variables in prediction models. Models using variables related to the socio-economic status, region, urban level and ...

Mapping abundance distributions of allergenic tree species in urbanized landscapes: A nation-wide study for Belgium using forest inventory and citizen science data

Nawrot, Tim; Van Nieuwenhuyse, An; Aerts, Jean-Marie; Van Orshoven, Jos; Somers, Ben; Linard, Catherine; Dendoncker, Nicolas Source: Landscape and Urban Planning, Volume 218 (2022) Keywords: Allergenic ...

What triggers selective daily mobility among older adults? A study comparing trip and environmental characteristics between observed path and shortest path.

of 470 older adults (aged 67-94) living in urban and suburban areas of Luxembourg, was measured through detour percentage between their observed GPS-based paths and their shortest paths. Multilevel ...

Long-Term Pollen Monitoring in the Benelux: Evaluation of Allergenic Pollen Levels and Temporal Variations of Pollen Seasons

climate changes, in combination with increasing urbanization, are likely to affect the presence of airborne allergenic pollen with respect to exposure intensity, timing as well as duration. Detailed ...

Urban environment and mental health: the NAMED project, protocol for a mixed-method study

problem in modern societies and tend to be more frequent in big cities. Where increased evidence exists for positive links between nature and mental health, associations between urban environment ...

Association between urban environment and mental health in Brussels, Belgium

Abstract: Background: Mental health disorders appear as a growing problem in urban areas. While common mental health disorders are generally linked to demographic and socioeconomic factors, little is known ...

Exposure to green space and pollen allergy symptom severity: A case-crossover study in Belgium

allergy; Personal exposure Abstract: Background: The prevalence of pollen allergy has increased due to urbanization, climate change and air pollution. The effects of green space and air pollution on ...

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