Features of the neighborhood environment and walking by U.S. adults.

@article{Suminski2005FeaturesOT,
  title={Features of the neighborhood environment and walking by U.S. adults.},
  author={Richard Robert Suminski and Walker Seward Carlos Poston and R Lingyak Petosa and Emily C. Stevens and Laura M Katzenmoyer},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={149-55}
}
BACKGROUND Manipulating the physical environment may be an efficacious way to promote physical activity. This study examined the relationships between features of the neighborhood environment and walking in the neighborhood by U.S. adults. METHODS A random sample of women (n =266) and men (n =208) aged >18 years participated. Door-to-door interviews were conducted in 2003 to collect information about demographics, walking behavior, and features of the neighborhood environment. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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