Leisure-time physical activity among US adults. Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Crespo1996LeisuretimePA,
  title={Leisure-time physical activity among US adults. Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Carlos J Crespo and Steven J. Keteyian and Gregory W. Heath and Christopher T Sempos},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={156 1},
  pages={93-8}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of no leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) among US adults is estimated to be between 24% and 30%. Such information, however, usually does not include prevalence estimates for non-Hispanic blacks, Mexican Americans, and the elderly. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of participation in leisure-time physical activity among US adults. METHODS Between 1988 and 1991, 9488 adults aged 20 years and older were interviewed in their home as part of the third National… CONTINUE READING
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