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Educational inequalities, urbanicity and levels of non-communicable diseases risk factors: evaluating trends in Argentina (2005–2013)
(BioMed Central, 2021-08)
Background: We investigated a) whether urbanicity is associated with individual-level non-communicable diseases (NCD) risk factors and whether urbanicity modifies trends over time in risk factors; and (b) whether educational ...
Building a Data Platform for Cross-Country Urban Health Studies: the SALURBAL Study
Studies examining urban health and the environment must ensure comparability of measures across cities and countries. We describe a data platform and process that integrates health outcomes together with physical and social ...
A model for developing adolescent reproductive health behavior in urban areas
(Universidad del Zulia, 2020)
Soil infectivity and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi communities in four urban green sites in central Argentina
(Elsevier Gmbh, 2021-09)
Many cities around the globe strive for create and maintain urban forests to improve human health, welfare and more positive interactions towards nature. Frequently, the only available land has compacted and degraded soils ...
An interdisciplinary approach to assess human health risk in an urban environment: A case study in temperate Argentina
Unplanned urbanization increases the exposure of people to environmental hazards. Within a landscape ecology framework, this study is a diagnosis of human health risk in San Martín, an urban district of Buenos Aires, ...
Improvement of health risk factors after reduction of VOC concentrations in industrial and urban areas
After reductions of fugitive and diffuse emissions by an industrial complex, a follow-up study was performed to determine the time variability of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and the lifetime cancer risk (LCR). Passive ...
Distribution analysis of urban facilities in the health area in MaracaiboAnálisis de la distribución de los equipamientos urbanos del sector salud en el Municipio Maracaibo
(Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado - Decanato de Ingeniería Civil, 2014)
Consequences of covid-19: urban thermal variation and social repercussion
(Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (UTFPR), 2022)
Could land cover influence Aedes aegypti mosquito populations?
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2019-12-16)
Aedes aegypti is mainly found in urban environments, where human activity guarantees the permanent availability of potential larval habitats. The present study aimed to test for a possible association between Ae. aegypti ...
Urban water security: a comparative study of cities in the arid Americas
(SAGE Publications, 2020-03)
In this study we analyse how three cities in the arid Americas have addressed urban growth while facing water scarcity: Hermosillo, Mexico; Mendoza, Argentina; and Tucson, USA. We use the urban water security framework to ...