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1

statistics

30% more likely to die young furthermore 60% of those deaths are triggered by drugs, alcohol, suicide and violence

2

what is one theory?

that de-industrialisation is the underlying cause of the glasgow effect
high unemployment rates

3

what are urban environmental health problems?

within the house
neigbourhood health hazards
city-wide problems
extra-urban impacts

4

within the house

such as indoor air pollution from open fires or damp and mould

5

neighbourhood health hazards

such as inadequate or polluted local water supplies and sanitation

6

city-wide problems

such as air pollution from traffic congestion, ineffective waste management and river pollution

7

extra urban impacts

take place immediately beyond city boundary will impact upon the well-being of the urban population.