Revista de Saúde Pública
Print version ISSN 0034-8910
FORATTINI, Oswaldo Paulo. Quality of life in an urban environment: S. Paulo city, Brazil. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1991, vol.25, n.2, pp. 75-86. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101991000200001.
The concept of the quality of life is presented: its main aspects and the possibilities of this assessment and measurement are presented. Community and individual features arc described and related to causal factors. S. Paulo city, Brazil, is seen to be an urban environment with quality of life problems on which some considerations are offered.
Keywords : Quality of life; Urban population.