Parental perceptions of residential location : impacts on children's health

Andrews, Fiona J. 2010, Parental perceptions of residential location : impacts on children's health, Health & place, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 252-258.

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Title Parental perceptions of residential location : impacts on children's health
Author(s) Andrews, Fiona J.
Journal name Health & place
Volume number 16
Issue number 2
Start page 252
End page 258
Total pages 7
Publisher Pergamon
Place of publication Oxford, England
Publication date 2010-03
ISSN 1353-8292
1873-2054
Keyword(s) perceptions
children's health
residential location
suburbs
service accessibility
social ecology
qualitative
Summary This study explored families’ views and experiences of their residential location in relation to their children's health. Thematic analysis of interviews with mothers revealed that decisions to live in an outer Melbourne municipality were strongly influenced by ideals around children however; all spoke of experiencing difficulties in raising children in terms of accessing services, recreation facilities, transport and work. Analysis of these findings using Bronfenbrenner's Social Ecology Model revealed how factors could interact to affect children's health and wellbeing. The study findings highlight the importance of parental perceptions of residential location in understanding the relationship between children's health and place.
Language eng
Field of Research 111707 Family Care
Socio Economic Objective 920501 Child Health
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2009, Elsevier
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30029456

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Health and Social Development
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