Accelerometer-based physical activity levels among Mexican adults and their relation with sociodemographic characteristics and BMI: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Salvo2015AccelerometerbasedPA,
  title={Accelerometer-based physical activity levels among Mexican adults and their relation with sociodemographic characteristics and BMI: a cross-sectional study},
  author={D Salvo and Catalina Torres and Umberto Villa and Juan A Rivera and Olga L. Sarmiento and Rodrigo Siqueira Reis and Michael Pratt},
  booktitle={International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundThe objectives of this study were to describe the accelerometer based total and bout-specific PA levels for a representative sample of adults from Cuernavaca, Mexico, and to examine the relationships with sociodemographic characteristics and BMI status.MethodsCross sectional study of adults from Cuernavaca, Mexico (2011, n = 677). Participants wore Actigraph GT3X accelerometers for seven days and sociodemographic data was collected through a survey. Weight and height were objectively… CONTINUE READING
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