Decomposing Gender Disparity in Total Physical Activity among Iranian Adults

  title={Decomposing Gender Disparity in Total Physical Activity among Iranian Adults},
  author={Ebrahim Rahimi and Seyed Saeed Hashemi-Nazari and Koorosh Etemad and Hamid Soori},
  journal={Epidemiology and Health},
OBJECTIVES While gender differences in physical activity (PA) have been reported, their origin is not well understood. The present study aimed to identify factors contributing to this disparity. METHODS This was a population-based cross-sectional study based on the 2011 surveillance of risk factors of non-communicable diseases that was conducted among Iranian adults. Multi-staged sampling was performed to obtain the required study sample. The primary outcome was gender differences in the… 

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