A population-based, cross-sectional study of the prevalence and correlates of sedentary behaviour of adults with intellectual disabilities.

@article{Melville2018APC,
  title={A population-based, cross-sectional study of the prevalence and correlates of sedentary behaviour of adults with intellectual disabilities.},
  author={Craig Melville and Arlene Marie McGarty and Leanne R. Harris and Laura Anne Hughes-McCormack and Maria Baltzer and Laura A McArthur and Jillian M Morrison and Linda J. Allan and S-A Cooper},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2018},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={
          60-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND High levels of sedentary behaviour have a negative impact on health and well-being. There is limited evidence on the prevalence and correlates of sedentary behaviour of adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). METHODS A population-based sample of adults with ID were invited to take part in a comprehensive health check programme. Demographic and health data were collected during a structured interview and physical examination. Screen time was used as a proxy measure of sedentary… CONTINUE READING
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