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Figure 5-17. Logic framework of potential health impacts developed during scoping phase

Framework of health impacts related to Environment, Safety, Social Capital, Physical Activity, and Access. The Atlanta Beltline consists of parks and trails, transit, and redevelopment that will have impacts in each of those areas. Environmental impacts could be respiratory illness, some cancers, low birth weight, infectious disease, or mental health. Safety impacts could be injuries, death, stress, physical inactivity, and hypertension. Social capital impacts include mental health, reinforcing healthy lifestyles, faster recovery from illness, better cardiovascular health. Physical activity related impacts include cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, some cancers, osteoporosis, stroke, mental health, injury, and overall well being. Access-related impacts include diabetes, obesity, asthma, cardiovascular disease, some cancers, stroke, hypertension, and mental health.

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