Qualitative study

Urban environment and health:
Qualitative approach in the Heart Healthy Hoods Study

The project “Urban environment and health: Qualitative approach in the Heart Healthy Hoods Study” has as objective to study the perception of urban area population with different socio-economic status about the relationship between physical and social environment and food, physical activity, consumption of alcohol and tobacco. We will use focus groups and semi-structured interviews in three different neighborhoods with different socio-economic status in Madrid City.  

Jesus Rivera

PI: Jesús Rivera Navarro

Research team:

  • Salamanca University:
    – Jesús Rivera Navarro
    – Marta Gutiérrez Sastre
  • Alcalá de Henares University:
    – Manuel Franco Tejero
    – María Sandín Vázquez
  • Team Member:
    – Paloma Conde Espejo (Alcalá de Henares University)
    – Joel Gittelsohn (Johns Hopkins University).

Institution: Ministerio de Economía y competitividad

Time: 2017-2019 (three years)