Change and secular trends in physical activity patterns in young adults: a seven-year longitudinal follow-up in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA).

@article{Anderssen1996ChangeAS,
  title={Change and secular trends in physical activity patterns in young adults: a seven-year longitudinal follow-up in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA).},
  author={Norman Anderssen and David R. Jacobs and Stephen Sidney and Diane E. Bild and Barbara S Sternfeld and Martha L. Slattery and Peter Hannan},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={143 4},
  pages={351-62}
}
Levels and changes in self-reported physical activity over a 7-year period were examined to determine tracking and to estimate the proportion of total cohort change attributable to secular trends. A population-based sample of 2,328 men and 2,787 women aged 18-30 years at baseline (52% black and 48% white) from Birmingham, Alabama, Chicago, Illinois, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Oakland, California, were examined four times between 1985-1986 and 1992-1993. The intraclass correlation for up to… CONTINUE READING

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