Table 4

Prevalence rates per 1000 in living environments with 10% and 90% green space for different disease clusters

ClusterPrevalence per 1000
10% green space90% green space
Cardiovascular
High blood pressure23.822.4
Cardiac disease4.74.0
Coronary heart disease1.91.5
Stroke, brain haemorrhage0.920.76
Musculoskeletal
Neck and back complaints125106
Severe back complaints99.265.8
Severe neck and shoulder complaints75.663.3
Severe elbow, wrist and hand complaints23.019.3
Osteoarthritis21.821.3
Arthritis6.76.2
Mental
Depression3224
Anxiety disorder2618
Respiratory
Upper respiratory tract infection8468
Bronchi(oli)tis/pneumonia16.014.7
Asthma, COPD2620
Neurological
Migraine/severe headache4034
Vertigo8.36.6
Digestive
Severe intestinal complaints14.912.3
Infectious disease of the intestinal canal6.55.1
Miscellaneous
MUPS237197
Chronic eczema5.54.9
Acute urinary tract infection23.219.4
Diabetes Mellitus108
Cancer4.94.4
  • This table is based on results from multilevel logistic regression analysis controlling for demographic and socioeconomic characteristic and urbanicity that were centred around the average.

  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; MUPS, medically unexplained physical symptoms.