In richly green neighbourhoods such as Nazareth, Wittevrouwenveld (Maastricht-Oost) and Kerkrade-West there is a persistent health deficit. However, according to other studies, a green environment should create the opposite pattern. A green environment would ensure that there is less or no health disadvantage.
Nazareth and the other districts mentioned do not fit into that picture. So, doesn’t the green space contribute to the health of the inhabitants in deprived areas? Why is this?
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