Variation in mode of physical activity by ethnicity and time since immigration: a cross-sectional analysis

@inproceedings{Dogra2010VariationIM,
  title={Variation in mode of physical activity by ethnicity and time since immigration: a cross-sectional analysis},
  author={Shilpa Dogra and Brad A. Meisner and Chris I Ardern},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundPhysical activity (PA) levels are known to be significantly lower in ethnic minority and immigrant groups living in North America and Europe compared to the general population. While there has been an increase in the number of interventions targeting these groups, little is known about their preferred modes of PA.MethodsUsing three cycles of the Canadian Community Health Survey (cycles 1.1, 2.1, 3.1; 2000-2005, n = 400,055) this investigation determined PA preferences by self-ascribed… CONTINUE READING

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