Determinants of leisure time physical activity in rural compared with urban older and ethnically diverse women in the United States.

@article{Wilcox2000DeterminantsOL,
  title={Determinants of leisure time physical activity in rural compared with urban older and ethnically diverse women in the United States.},
  author={Sara Wilcox and C. Lorrio Castro and Abby C King and Robyn A Housemann and Ross C. Brownson},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2000},
  volume={54 9},
  pages={
          667-72
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Determinants of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) in rural middle aged and older women of diverse racial and ethnic groups are not well understood. This study examined: (1) urban-rural differences in LTPA by sociodemographic factors, (2) urban-rural differences in LTPA determinants, and (3) the pattern of relations between LTPA determinants and LTPA. DESIGN A modified version of the sampling plan of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) was used. Zip codes… CONTINUE READING

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