Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/40028
Type of publication: Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or / and Scopus (S1)
Field of Science: Ekologija ir aplinkotyra / Ecology and environmental sciences (N012)
Author(s): Dadvand, Payam;Wright, John;Martinez, David;Basagaña, Xavier;McEachan, Rosemary R. C;Cirach, Marta;Gidlow, Christopher;Hoogh, Kees de;Gražulevičienė, Regina;Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J
Title: Inequality, green spaces, and pregnant women : roles of ethnicity and individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic status
Is part of: Environment international. Amsterdam, Netherlands : Elsevier B.V., 2014, vol. 71
Extent: p. 101-108
Date: 2014
Keywords: Green space;Birth weight;Pregnancy;Socioeconomic status
Abstract: Evidence of the impact of green spaces on pregnancy outcomes is limited with no report on how this impact might vary by ethnicity. We investigated the association between residential surrounding greenness and proximity to green spaces and birth weight and explored the modification of this association by ethnicity and indicators of individual (maternal education) and neighbourhood (Index of Multiple Deprivation) socioeconomic status. Our study was based on 10,780 singleton live-births from the Born in Bradford cohort, UK (2007–2010). We defined residential surrounding greenness as average of satellite-based Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) in buffers of 50 m, 100 m, 250 m, 500 m and 1000 m around each maternal home address. Residential proximity to green spaces was defined as living within 300 m of a green space with an area of ≥ 5000 m2. We utilized mixed effects models to estimate adjusted change in birth weight associated with residential surrounding greenness as well as proximity to green spaces. We found a positive association between birth weight and residential surrounding greenness. Furthermore, we observed an interaction between ethnicity and residential surrounding greenness in that for White British participants there was a positive association between birth weight and residential surrounding greenness whereas for participants of Pakistani origin there was no such an association. For surrounding greenness in larger buffers (500 m and 1000 m) there were some indications of stronger associations for participants with lower education and those living in more deprived neighbourhoods which were not replicated for surrounding greenness in smaller buffer sizes (i.e. 50 m, 100 m, and 250 m). The findings for residential proximity to a green space were not conclusive. [...]
Internet: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412014001858
Affiliation(s): Aplinkotyros katedra
Gamtos mokslų fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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