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Título : Sleep and quality of life in urban poverty : the effect of a slum housing upgrading program
Autor : Simonelli, Guido 
Leanza, Yvan 
Boilard, Alexandra 
Hyland, Martín 
Augustinavicius, Jura L. 
Cardinali, Daniel Pedro 
Vallières, Annie 
Pérez Chada, Daniel 
Vigo, Daniel Eduardo 
Fecha de publicación : 2013
Editorial : Oxford University Press
Cita : Simonelli, G., et al. Sleep and quality of life in urban poverty : the effect of a slum housing upgrading program [en línea]. Sleep. 2013, 36 (11). doi:10.5665/sleep.3124. Disponible en:
Resumen : Abstract: The unprecedented urban growth in the face of increasing poverty and social inequity in developing countries is posing an immense challenge for governments at all levels. Urbanization of poverty is shown mainly by the proliferation and expansion of slums.1 Such places often contain houses built using plywood, wood boards, cardboard, corrugated metal, and sheets of plastic. More than one billion people, approximately 14% of the global population, are slum dwellers.2 According to United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) predictions, the number of slum dwellers could double by the year 2030, due to the increase in poverty and social inequality in the context of extraordinary urban growth...
ISSN : 0161-8105 (impreso)
1550-9109 (online)
Disciplina: MEDICINA
DOI: 10.5665/sleep.3124
Derechos: Acceso Abierto
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