Journal article

Evaluating the association between urban green spaces and subjective well-being in Mexico city during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carolina Mayen Huerta, Ariane Utomo

Health and Place | Elsevier | Published : 2021

Abstract

This paper examines the association between the frequency of use of urban green spaces (UGS) and the subjective well-being (SWB) of Mexico City's residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. We conducted an online survey (N = 1954) regarding individuals' perceptions and use of UGS and their SWB, evaluated through the short version of the Warwick-Edinburgh mental well-being scale. Multilevel mixed-effects regression analyses were performed to investigate the association between the frequency of UGS use and SWB, including individual and municipal level characteristics as covariates. Our results suggest that respondents who used UGS once or more per week during the pandemic reported higher SWB score..

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