The Riviera Housing and Health Survey

Start Date 31 March 2002
Completion Date 31 December 2002
Grant Holders: Plymouth and South Devon Research and Development Support Unit
Main Contact Andy Barton, Co-ordinator, Plymouth and South Devon Research and Development Support Unit

Summary

The project aims:

  • To describe the health, particularly mental health, and well being of the residents of the social housing in Torquay, the condition of their housing and income.
  • To explore the relationships between physical and mental health, income and housing conditions.
  • To pave the way for two parallel studies: the first a randomised trial of whole house upgrades among a selected population in Torbay, and the second a randomised study with a factorial design attempting to tease out the differential effects of individual elements of a house upgrading programme.

 

Final report

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