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Neighbourhood Average Income In Cities Is Linked To Health

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The neighbourhood you live in can play a role in your health, according to a new study by the Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI) of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The report shows that health differences between neighbourhoods can be just as big as - or sometimes bigger than - differences between Canada's cities or even between countries.

Improving the Health of Canadians: An Introduction to Health in Urban Places is the first report of its kind to compare health outcomes and behaviours between neighbourhoods within five large cities in Canada: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montr