Changes in walking associated with perceived neighborhood safety and police-recorded crime: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

@article{Kerr2015ChangesIW,
  title={Changes in walking associated with perceived neighborhood safety and police-recorded crime: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Zachary Y Kerr and Kelly R Evenson and Kari A B Moore and Richard Block and Ana V Diez Roux},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={73},
  pages={88-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the association of changes in perceived safety and police-recorded crime with changes in transport and leisure walking using longitudinal data from Chicago residents participating in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (2000-2012). METHOD Main exposures included perceived safety (self-reported as feeling safe walking in the neighborhood and reporting violence to be a problem in the neighborhood), and one-year counts of police-recorded crime occurring within a one… CONTINUE READING