Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region

"This chapter seeks to analyse and determine how urbanisation and suburbanisation affect health, taking as a case study the urban agglomeration of Bogotá and neighbouring municipalities for the study period of 1998-2012. This analysis is conducted using several indicators to characterise trends...

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Autores Principales: Martinez C.I.P., Alfonso Piña W.H.
Formato: Capítulo de libro (Book Chapter)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: "Nova Science Publishers, Inc." 2013
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24188
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spelling ir-10336-241882020-06-03T22:15:17Z Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region Martinez C.I.P. Alfonso Piña W.H. Bogotá region Health Suburbanisation Urbanisation "This chapter seeks to analyse and determine how urbanisation and suburbanisation affect health, taking as a case study the urban agglomeration of Bogotá and neighbouring municipalities for the study period of 1998-2012. This analysis is conducted using several indicators to characterise trends in population, urbanisation and suburbanisation and their effects on health, which is assessed as total deaths in Bogotá and Savanna. The indicators used for this study include the population, urban density, number of deaths and main causes of death, which are calculated for Bogotá and every neighbouring municipality selected. Some municipalities (Chia, Cajica and Cota) demonstrate how, in the process of suburbanisation and urbanisation, consolidation with different conditions and levels of development affect the health of the population, with increases in deaths by disease and cancer. This study's findings are important in that the evidentiary aspects of urbanisation and new populations on the neighbouring municipalities of Bogotá can be considered for formulating comprehensive regional developmental policies to improve welfare and habitability, particularly for vulnerable populations. © 2014 by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved." 2013 2020-05-26T00:09:54Z info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/24188 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf "Nova Science Publishers, Inc." instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Bogotá region
Health
Suburbanisation
Urbanisation
spellingShingle Bogotá region
Health
Suburbanisation
Urbanisation
Martinez C.I.P.
Alfonso Piña W.H.
Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region
description "This chapter seeks to analyse and determine how urbanisation and suburbanisation affect health, taking as a case study the urban agglomeration of Bogotá and neighbouring municipalities for the study period of 1998-2012. This analysis is conducted using several indicators to characterise trends in population, urbanisation and suburbanisation and their effects on health, which is assessed as total deaths in Bogotá and Savanna. The indicators used for this study include the population, urban density, number of deaths and main causes of death, which are calculated for Bogotá and every neighbouring municipality selected. Some municipalities (Chia, Cajica and Cota) demonstrate how, in the process of suburbanisation and urbanisation, consolidation with different conditions and levels of development affect the health of the population, with increases in deaths by disease and cancer. This study's findings are important in that the evidentiary aspects of urbanisation and new populations on the neighbouring municipalities of Bogotá can be considered for formulating comprehensive regional developmental policies to improve welfare and habitability, particularly for vulnerable populations. © 2014 by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved."
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author Martinez C.I.P.
Alfonso Piña W.H.
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Alfonso Piña W.H.
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title Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region
title_short Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region
title_full Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region
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title_full_unstemmed Effects of urbanisation and suburbanisation on health in the Bogotá region
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