Association of neighborhood socioeconomic status with physical fitness in healthy young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.

@article{Shishehbor2008AssociationON,
  title={Association of neighborhood socioeconomic status with physical fitness in healthy young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.},
  author={Mehdi H Shishehbor and Penny Gordon-Larsen and Catarina I. Kiefe and David Litaker},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={155 4},
  pages={699-705}
}
BACKGROUND Impaired physical fitness, a contributor to obesity and cardiovascular disease, has been associated with both an individual's socioeconomic status (SES) and with residence in disadvantaged neighborhoods. The aim of the study was to examine the extent to which neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with impaired fitness, independent of clinical characteristics and individual-level SES. METHODS Two thousand five hundred five participants 25 to 42 years old examined in… CONTINUE READING
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