Wouter Poortinga

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Community resilience and health: the role of bonding, bridging, and linking aspects of social capital
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3NB, Wales, UK
    Health Place 18:286-95. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of the risks of exposure to indoor radon: a population-based approach to evaluate a radon awareness and testing campaign in England and Wales
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, Wales, UK
    Risk Anal 31:1800-12. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The perceived health risks of indoor radon gas and overhead powerlines: a comparative multilevel approach
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architechture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
    Risk Anal 28:235-48. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Health locus of control beliefs and socio-economic differences in self-rated health
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    Prev Med 46:374-80. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and self-rated health: the role of perceptions of the neighbourhood and of housing problems
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
    Health Place 14:562-75. 2008
  6. pmc Perceptions of the neighbourhood environment and self rated health: a multilevel analysis of the Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Study
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:285. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of physical activity with smoking and alcohol consumption: a sport or occupation effect?
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    Prev Med 45:66-70. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Exploring the structure of attitudes toward genetically modified food
    Wouter Poortinga
    Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Risk Anal 26:1707-19. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and clustering of four major lifestyle risk factors in an English adult population
    Wouter Poortinga
    Cardiff University, UK
    Prev Med 44:124-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of the environment, physical activity, and obesity
    Wouter Poortinga
    Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2835-46. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Community resilience and health: the role of bonding, bridging, and linking aspects of social capital
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3NB, Wales, UK
    Health Place 18:286-95. 2012
    ..However, no support was found for the hypothesis that the different aspects help buffer against the detrimental influences of neighbourhood deprivation...
  2. doi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of the risks of exposure to indoor radon: a population-based approach to evaluate a radon awareness and testing campaign in England and Wales
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, Wales, UK
    Risk Anal 31:1800-12. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The perceived health risks of indoor radon gas and overhead powerlines: a comparative multilevel approach
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architechture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
    Risk Anal 28:235-48. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Health locus of control beliefs and socio-economic differences in self-rated health
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    Prev Med 46:374-80. 2008
    ..In this paper we examine whether health locus of control (HLC) beliefs can help to explain socio-economic differences in self-rated health using the multidimensional HLC scale...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and self-rated health: the role of perceptions of the neighbourhood and of housing problems
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
    Health Place 14:562-75. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Perceptions of the neighbourhood environment and self rated health: a multilevel analysis of the Caerphilly Health and Social Needs Study
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:285. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of physical activity with smoking and alcohol consumption: a sport or occupation effect?
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    Prev Med 45:66-70. 2007
    ..It examined whether these associations are due to people participating in organized sports (the sport hypothesis), and/or reflect the concentration of drinking and smoking in manual occupational groups (the occupation hypothesis)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exploring the structure of attitudes toward genetically modified food
    Wouter Poortinga
    Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Risk Anal 26:1707-19. 2006
    ..While these different attitudinal dimensions have generally been studied in isolation, we argue that they should be studied collectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and clustering of four major lifestyle risk factors in an English adult population
    Wouter Poortinga
    Cardiff University, UK
    Prev Med 44:124-8. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of the environment, physical activity, and obesity
    Wouter Poortinga
    Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales CF10 3NB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2835-46. 2006
    ..More research is needed to examine the specific mechanisms that link (the perceptions of) the environment to obesity and health...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do health behaviors mediate the association between social capital and health?
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NB, UK
    Prev Med 43:488-93. 2006
    ..This study investigates the hypothesis that the association between social capital and health is mediated by people's health behaviors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social relations or social capital? Individual and community health effects of bonding social capital
    Wouter Poortinga
    Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:255-70. 2006
    ..These results show that bonding social capital collectively contributes to people's self-rated health over and above the beneficial effects of personal social networks and support...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social capital: an individual or collective resource for health?
    Wouter Poortinga
    Centre for Environmental Risks CER, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:292-302. 2006
    ..This suggests that social capital does not uniformly benefit individuals living in the same community or society...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using surveys in public participation processes for risk decision making: the case of the 2003 British GM Nation? Public debate
    Nick F Pidgeon
    Centre for Environmental Risk, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Risk Anal 25:467-79. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Trust in risk regulation: cause or consequence of the acceptability of GM food?
    Wouter Poortinga
    Centre for Environmental Risk, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Risk Anal 25:199-209. 2005
    ..Overall, the results support the associationist view that specific risk judgments are driven by more general evaluative judgments The implications of these results for risk communication and policy are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trust, the asymmetry principle, and the role of prior beliefs
    Wouter Poortinga
    Centre for Environmental Risk, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Risk Anal 24:1475-86. 2004
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