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Housing improvements for health and associated socio-economic outcomes

  1. Hilary Thomson1,*,
  2. Sian Thomas1,
  3. Eva Sellstrom2,
  4. Mark Petticrew3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Public Health Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008657.pub2

How to Cite

Thomson H, Thomas S, Sellstrom E, Petticrew M. Housing improvements for health and associated socio-economic outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008657. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008657.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Mid Sweden University, Department of Health Sciences, Östersund, Sweden

  3. 3

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Social & Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health & Policy, London, UK

*Hilary Thomson, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013


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