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An Analysis of Variables of the Right to Urban Health (Case Study: Bojnourd, Iran)

Journal: Geographical Urban Planning Research (GUPR) (Vol.7, No. 2)

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Page : 285-309

Keywords : بجنورد; حق به شهر; سلامت شهری; میکمک فازی;

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It can be stated that the right to health is one of the most basic and most important rights of citizens in the city, as it has been emphasized by numerous reports, charters, laws, approaches and world theories. The right to urban health stipulates that everyone with any attribute, attitude, socio-economic status or location of residence is entitled to full physical, mental and social health as well as the determinants of health including proper income, proper housing, safe drinking water, parks and green spaces, clean air, walkable sidewalks, etc. Because of the importance of the right to urban health and the necessity of collecting and introducing its variables for measurement and presentation, the present study aims to identify and evaluate the right to urban health and its variables. The present study uses a descriptive-analytical research Method. According to the results of the study, a total of 57 variables were identified for urban health. These variables were reduced to 31 at the final stage of selection conducted with interviews using the Delphi method. The results of the analysis of the effects with the FLMICMAC software showed that the variables of proper income, education and information, social justice, social health, rules and policies, cultural health and healthy physical environments were the most influential variables, respectively; whereas the variables of social health, health engagement, social justice, mental health, social capital, security and safety, bodily health, cultural health and healthy physical environments were the most influenced variables of the right to urban health, respectively.

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