Association of car ownership and physical activity across the spectrum of human development: Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study (METS)

@inproceedings{Shoham2015AssociationOC,
  title={Association of car ownership and physical activity across the spectrum of human development: Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study (METS)},
  author={David A. Shoham and Lara R Dugas and Pascal Bovet and Terrence E. Forrester and Estelle Victoria Lambert and Jacob Plange-Rhule and Dale A. Schoeller and S\oren Brage and Ulf Ekelund and R Durazo-arvizu and Richard S. Cooper and Amy Luke},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Variations in physical activity (PA) across nations may be driven by socioeconomic position. As national incomes increase, car ownership becomes within reach of more individuals. This report characterizes associations between car ownership and PA in African-origin populations across 5 sites at different levels of economic development and with different transportation infrastructures: US, Seychelles, Jamaica, South Africa, and Ghana. METHODS Twenty-five hundred adults, ages 25-45… CONTINUE READING
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