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neighbourhood

(US), neighborhood
Maths the set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than a specified value
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Children are at a greater risk of being overweight or obese, if they live in neighbourhoods with
The percentage of over-weight children ranged from 24% in areas with high socioeconomic status to 35% in low income neighbourhoods.
The article reports that fewer children in low socio-economic neighbourhoods tended to participate in organized physical activities than children in higher socio-economic neighbourhoods.
Overall, respondents from the rural areas outside of Antwerpen are the most satisfied in Europe with the neighbourhoods in which they live, while residents from Antwerpen city are the most satisfied urban dwellers in Europe.
The Pfizer Healthy Neighbourhood Survey, conducted by NFO Direct Services between June and August 2003, asked over 11,200 people from 112 urban and rural areas in nine European countries to rate the importance of 25 factors relating to environment, safety, local amenities, community support and health services.
Spain and Norway reported significantly lower satisfaction levels of 57% and 55%, respectively, while only 54% of Italians and 46% of Greeks believe their communities have what it takes to be a healthy neighbourhood.
The immediate neighbourhood in which you live contributes considerably to your personal health - mentally, emotionally, and physically.
The research formed the basis of a 'blueprint' for a healthy neighbourhood created at the Summit by a panel of experts in healthcare, ageing, environment and environmental psychology.
Notes to Editors: Pfizer Healthy Neighbourhood Awards 2003 and Key Survey Results
The Healthy Neighbourhood research builds on the Pfizer Healthy Ageing Survey, presented at the "Silver Summit" in Rome last October, which revealed that Europe's over-55 population felt isolated, abandoned and undervalued, and that Europe needed to manage demographic change in a more inclusive way.