Socio-spatial distribution of amenities and experience of neighbourhoods

Interest is growing in the potential of particular attributes of the built environment to influence health and health behaviours. We are extending our previous work on collating and mapping data on features of  the local neighbourhood resources and amenities and are exploring these in relation to health and experience of the neighbourhood.
 

Publications

2014

Ellaway A. The impact of the local social and physical local environment on wellbeing. In: Burton E, Cooper R, editors Wellbeing and the environment Vol 2. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

2013

Ellaway A, Emslie C. Connecting gender, space and place: are there gender differences in the relationships between the social environment and health-related behaviours?. In: Stock C, Ellaway A, editors Neighbourhood structure and health promotion. New York: Springer, 2013:335-346.

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Ellaway A, Ferguson N, Lamb K, Ogilvie D. Access to health promoting facilities and amenities. In: Stock C, Ellaway A, editors Neighbourhood structure and health promotion. New York: Springer, 2013:117-126.

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Ferguson N, Lamb K, Ogilvie D, Wang Y, Ellaway A. Access to recreational physical activities by car and bus: an assessment of socio-spatial inequalities in mainland Scotland. PLoS One 2013;8:e55638

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Place. In: Gabe J, Bury M, Elston MA, editors Key concepts in medical sociology. 2nd ed. London: Sage, 2013.

2012

Ball K, Lamb K, Ellaway A. Street connectivity and obesity in Glasgow, Scotland: impact of age, sex and socioeconomic position. Health & Place 2012;18:1307-1313

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Ellaway A, Benzeval M, Green M, Leyland AH, Macintyre S. 'Getting sicker quicker': does living in a more deprived neighbourhood mean your health deteriorates faster?. Health & Place 2012;18:132-7

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Lamb KE, Ogilvie D, Ferguson N, Murray J, Yang Wang Y, Ellaway A. Sociospatial distribution of access to facilities for moderate and vigorous intensity physical activity in Scotland by different modes of transport. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012;9:55

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Molaodi OR, Leyland AH, Ellaway A, Kearns A, Harding S. Neighbourhood food and physical activity environments in England, UK: does ethnic density matter?. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012;9:75

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Osei-Assibey G, Dick S, Macdiarmid JI, Semple S, Reill J, Ellaway A, Cowie H, McNeill G. The influence of the food environment on overweight and obesity in young children: a systematic review. BMJ Open 2012;2:e001538

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Thornton LE, Pearce JR, Macdonald L, Lamb KE, Ellaway A. Does the choice of neighbourhood supermarket access measure influence associations with individual-level fruit and vegetable consumption? A case study from Glasgow. International Journal of Health Geographics 2012;11:29

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2011

Macdonald L, Ellaway A, Ball K, Macintyre S. Is proximity to a food retail store associated with diet and BMI in Glasgow, Scotland?. BMC Public Health 2011;11:464

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Ogilvie D, Lamb K, Ferguson N, Ellaway A. Recreational physical activity facilities within walking and cycling distance: sociospatial patterning of access in Scotland . Health & Place 2011;17:1015-22

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Shareck M, Ellaway A. Neighbourhood crime and smoking: the role of objective and perceived crime measures. BMC Public Health 2011;11:930

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2010

Ellaway A, Macdonald L, Forsyth A, Macintyre S. The socio-spatial distribution of alcohol outlets in Glasgow City. Health & Place 2010;16:167-72

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Lamb KE, Ferguson NS, Wang Y, Ogilvie D, Ellaway A. Distribution of physical activity facilities in Scotland by small area measures of deprivation and urbanicity. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010;7:76

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Seaman P, Jones R, Ellaway A. It's not just about the park, it's about integration too: why people choose to use or not use urban greenspaces. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010;7:78

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Wilson K, Eyles J, Ellaway A, Macintyre S, Macdonald L. Health status and health behaviours in neighbourhoods: a comparison of Glasgow, Scotland and Hamilton, Canada. Health & Place 2010;16:331-8

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2009

Cummins S, Macintyre S. Are secondary data sources on the neighbourhood food environment accurate? Case-study in Glasgow, UK. Preventive Medicine 2009;49:527-8

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Ellaway A, Morris G, Curtice J, Robertson C, Allardice G, Robertson R. Associations between health and different kinds of environmental incivility: a Scotland-wide Study. Public Health 2009;123:708-13

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Macdonald L, Ellaway A, Macintyre S. The food retail environment and area deprivation in Glasgow City. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009;6:52

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2008

Jones R, Ellaway A, Seaman P, Kendall R, Truman J. More than just a park: findings from the facilitators and barriers greenspace study. Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Glasgow, 2008

Macintyre S, MacDonald L, Ellaway A. Do poorer people have poorer access to local resources and facilities? The distribution of local resources by area deprivation in Glasgow, Scotland. Social Science & Medicine 2008;67:900-14

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Macintyre S, Macdonald L, Ellaway A. Lack of agreement between measured and self-reported distance from public green parks in Glasgow, Scotland. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008;5:26

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2007

Cummins S, Curtis S, Diez-Roux AV, Macintyre S. Understanding and representing 'place' in health research: a relational approach. Social Science & Medicine 2007;65:1825-1838

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S, Mutrie N, Kirk A. Nowhere to play? The relationship between the location of outdoor play areas and deprivation in Glasgow. Health & Place 2007;13:557-561

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Macdonald L, Cummins S, Macintyre S. Neighbourhood fast food environment and area deprivation: substitution or concentration?. Appetite 2007;49:251-4

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A, Cummins S. Place effects on health. In: Brown P, editor Perspectives in medical sociology. Fourth ed. Long Grove, Illinois: Waveland Press, 2007:125-137.

Macintyre S. Inequalities in health in Scotland: what are they and what can we do about them?. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Occasional Paper , Glasgow, 2007

Macintyre S. Deprivation amplification revisited: or, is it always true that poorer places have poorer access to resources for healthy diets and physical activity?. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007;4:32

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2006

Cummins S, Macintyre S. Food environments and obesity: neighbourhood or nation?. International Journal of Epidemiology 2006;35:100-104.

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Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Contrasts in public transport [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2006;60ID - 1661:344

2005

Cummins S C, McKay L, Macintyre S. McDonald's restaurants and neighborhood deprivation in Scotland and England. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2005;29:308-310

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Cummins S, Macintyre S, Davidson S, Ellaway A. Measuring neighbourhood social and material context: generation and interpretation of ecological data from routine and non-routine sources. Health & Place 2005;11:249-260

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Curtice J, Ellaway A, Robertson C, Morris G, Allardice G, Robertson R. Public attitudes and environmental justice in Scotland: a report for the Scottish Executive on research to inform the development and evaluation of environmental justice policy. Edinburgh, 2005

Macintyre S, McKay L, Cummins S, Burns C. Out-of-home food outlets and area deprivation: case study in Glasgow, UK. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005;2:16

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Macintyre S, McKay L, Ellaway A. Are rich people or poor people more likely to be ill? Lay perceptions, by social class and neighbourhood, of inequalities in health. Social Science & Medicine 2005;60:313-317

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2004

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. 5-a-day may be harder to achieve in more deprived areas [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2004;58ID - 2150:592

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Schools in socially contrasting neighbourhoods [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2004;58ID - 2151:1027

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. You are where you live. Mental Health Today 2004:33-35

2003

Cummins S. The local food environment and health: some reflections from the UK [letter]. American Journal of Public Health 2003;93ID - 2321:521

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Play areas for children [gallery]. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 2003;57ID - 2311:313

2002

Cummins S, Macintyre S. A systematic study of an urban foodscape: the price and availability of food in Greater Glasgow. Urban Studies 2002;39:2115-2130

Cummins S, Macintyre S. Food 'deserts': evidence and assumption in health policy making. BMJ 2002;325:436-438

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A, Cummins S. Place effects on health: how can we conceptualise, operationalise and measure them?. Social Science & Medicine 2002;55:125-139

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2001

Ellaway A, Macintyre S, Kearns A. Perceptions of place and health in socially contrasting neighbourhoods. Urban Studies 2001;38:2299-2316

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Women in their place: gender and perceptions of neighbourhoods and health in the West of Scotland. In: Dyck I, Davis Lewis N, McLafferty S, editors Geographies of women's health. London: Routledge, 2001:265-281.

2000

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Shopping for food in socially contrasting localities. British Food Journal 2000;102:52-59

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Ecological approaches: the rediscovery of the role of the physical and social environment. In: Berkman L, Kawachi I, editors Social epidemiology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000:332-348.

Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Neighbourhood cohesion and health in socially contrasting neighbourhoods: implications for the social exclusion and public health agendas. Health Bulletin 2000;60:450-456

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1999

Cummins S, Macintyre S. The location of food stores in urban areas: a case study in Glasgow. British Food Journal 1999;101:545 - 553

Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Local opportunity structures, social capital and social inequalities in health: what can central and local government do?. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 1999;9:165-170

1998

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Does housing tenure predict health in the UK because it exposes people to different levels of housing related hazards in the home or its surroundings?. Health & Place 1998;4:141-150

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Macintyre S, Ellaway A. Social and local variations in the use of urban neighbourhoods: a case study in Glasgow. Health & Place 1998;4:91-94

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1997

Ellaway A, Anderson AS, Macintyre S. Does area of residence affect body size and shape?. International Journal of Obesity 1997;21:304-308

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1996

Ellaway A, Macintyre S. Does where you live predict health-related behaviours? A case study in Glasgow. Health Bulletin 1996;54:443-446

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1995

Sooman A, Macintyre S. Health and perceptions of the local environment in socially contrasting neighbourhoods in Glasgow. Health & Place 1995:15-26

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1993

Macintyre S, MacIver S, Sooman A. Area, class and health: should we be focusing on places or people?. Journal of Social Policy 1993;22:213-234

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Sooman A, Macintyre S, Anderson AS. Scotland's Health: a more difficult challenge for some? The price and availability of healthy foods in socially contrasting localities in the West of Scotland. Health Bulletin 1993;51:276-284