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ESRI launch research using TILDA data on the importance of Green Space.

Article originally posted by the Economic and Social Research Institute. Click here for the full article.

Some international research suggests that green spaces such as parks in urban areas can encourage physical activity and help to reduce obesity in the urban population. However, this relationship is difficult to isolate because obesity rates can be influenced by many socio-economic characteristics and behaviours.

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