Reliable and valid NEWS for Chinese seniors: measuring perceived neighborhood attributes related to walking

@inproceedings{Cerin2010ReliableAV,
  title={Reliable and valid NEWS for Chinese seniors: measuring perceived neighborhood attributes related to walking},
  author={Ester Cerin and Cindy H. P. Sit and Man-chin Martin. Cheung and Sai Yin Ho and Lok-chun Janet Lee and Wai Man Chan},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of the built environment on walking in seniors have not been studied in an Asian context. To examine these effects, valid and reliable measures are needed. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a questionnaire of perceived neighborhood characteristics related to walking appropriate for Chinese seniors (Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for Chinese Seniors, NEWS-CS). It was based on the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale - Abbreviated (NEWS-A… CONTINUE READING
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