The epidemiology of walking for physical activity in the United States.

  title={The epidemiology of walking for physical activity in the United States.},
  author={Amy A. Eyler and Ross C. Brownson and Stephen J. Bacak and Robyn A Housemann},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={35 9},
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper was to describe the epidemiology of walking for physical activity among respondents to the U.S. Physical Activity Study. Correlates of walking among people who never walk for physical activity, those who walk regularly, and people who walk occasionally were compared. METHODS Data on walking, personal and environmental correlates, and sociodemographics were collected via telephone using a modified random-digit-dialing technique on a national sample. Three… 

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