The association between objectively measured neighborhood features and walking in middle-aged adults.

@article{Wilson2011TheAB,
  title={The association between objectively measured neighborhood features and walking in middle-aged adults.},
  author={Lee-Ann M Wilson and Billie Giles-Corti and Nicola W Burton and Katrina Giskes and Michele Haynes and Gavin Turrell},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={e12-21}
}
PURPOSE Explore the role of the neighborhood environment in supporting walking. DESIGN Cross-sectional study of 10,286 residents of 200 neighborhoods. Participants were selected using a stratified two-stage cluster design. Data were collected by mail survey (68.5% response rate). SETTING Brisbane City Local Government Area, Australia, 2007. SUBJECTS Brisbane residents aged 40 to 65 years. MEASURES Environmental: street connectivity, residential density, hilliness, tree coverage… CONTINUE READING

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