Associations of school violence with physical activity among U.S. high school students.

@article{Demissie2014AssociationsOS,
  title={Associations of school violence with physical activity among U.S. high school students.},
  author={Zewditu Demissie and Richard Lowry and Danice K. Eaton and Marci Feldman Hertz and Sarah M. Lee},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={705-11}
}
BACKGROUND This study investigated associations of violence-related behaviors with physical activity (PA)-related behaviors among U.S. high school students. METHODS Data from the 2009 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey, a cross-sectional survey of a nationally representative sample of 9th-12th grade students, were analyzed. Sex-stratified, adjusted odds ratios (aORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were estimated for associations between violence-related behaviors and being physically… CONTINUE READING