Family structure and park use among parents.

  title={Family structure and park use among parents.},
  author={Yingling Fan and Simone A. French and Kirti Vardhan Das},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={43 5},
BACKGROUND Despite the increasingly diversified family structure in the U.S., little research examines differences in park use between nontraditional and traditional family structures. PURPOSE This study examines family-structure differences in parent park use. It was hypothesized that working single parents and dual-worker parents have lower levels of park use than parents in two-parent, single-worker families. METHODS Data from a 2010 park-use survey in three urban neighborhoods in… CONTINUE READING