The existence of green open space in urban areas can help create a healthy environment. A healthy environment can affect public health. One of healthy environments which affects public health is in Kalijodo Green Open Space, Jakarta, Indonesia. The availability of sport facilities at Kalijodo Green Open Space has triggered this place to be visited as a place for sports and recreation. This study aimed to describe the role of Kalijodo Green Open Space environmental quality for public health in Jakarta city. The approach used in this study was mixed method through questionnaire, interview, observation, and literature study methods with a total sample of 148. The results showed that the environmental quality in Kalijodo Green Open Space helped create health for the society. This could be seen from the results of a strong public perception of environmental quality in Kalijodo Green Open Space reaching 65.7%. This strong environmental quality had an impact on the health of society who used sport facilities in this place. The society who did sports got results in the form of a healthier body condition and a sense of optimism after doing activities in Kalijodo Green Open Space.
|Journal||IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Apr 2019|
|Event||2018 3rd International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development, CEESD 2018 - Penang, Malaysia|
Duration: 30 Nov 2018 → 2 Dec 2018