Physical activity and ethnicity: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

@article{Bryan2006PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and ethnicity: evidence from the Canadian Community Health Survey.},
  author={Shirley N. Bryan and Mark Stephen Tremblay and C. Escudero P{\'e}rez and Chris I Ardern and Peter T Katzmarzyk},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2006},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          271-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND A large proportion of the Canadian population lives a sedentary lifestyle. Few data are available describing the physical activity behaviours among specific ethnic groups in Canada, so the purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between ethnicity and the level of self-reported physical activity. METHODS Pooled data from cycles 1.1 (2000/01) and 2.1 (2003) of the cross-sectional Canadian Community Health Survey (ages 20-64 yrs; N = 171,513) were used for this study… CONTINUE READING

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