Community-Built Environment and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Evidence from Multi-Source Data in Yangzhou
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Cardiovascular disease
Community environment
Spatial distribution
Urban planning



Submitted : 2023-08-30
Accepted : 2023-09-14
Published : 2023-09-29


The spatial distribution of cardiovascular disease patients in Yangzhou City and the impact of different
community environments was analyzed in this study. Spatial methods like kernel density analysis were used. Results show significant spatial clustering of cardiovascular disease patients within Yangzhou City. The study evaluates the impact of dining environment, culture and entertainment, healthcare, education, and technology on cardiovascular diseases. It was found that dining environment impacted people within a 500 m radius, while culture, healthcare, and education environments impact within 1 km. The influence of the industrial environment is smaller, requiring a 3 km range for significant effects. These findings aid urban planning and community development and helps in formulating measures to improve the residents’ cardiovascular health.


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