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  1. Fulltext. Poverty area residence and changes in physical activity level : Evidence from the Alameda County Study.

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    Objectives

    Evidence from the Aladema County Study indicated that residential area has an independent effect on mortality risk.

    The current research examined the effect of poverty area residence on change in physical activity (n=1737).

    Methods

    Data were from a longitudinal population-based cohort.

    Multiple linear regression analyses were used.

    Results

    Age-and sex-adjusted change scores between 1965 and 1974 for physical activity were 0.67 units lower for people living in poverty areas (P=0001).

    Independent of individual income, education, smoking status, body mass index, and alcohol consumption, poverty area residence remained associated with physical activity change.

    Conclusion

    These resluts further support the hypothesis that place affects health behaviors.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Pauvreté, Résidence principale, Exercice physique, Environnement, Etat sanitaire, Facteur risque, Statut socioéconomique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Poverty, Principal residence, Physical exercise, Environment, Health status, Risk factor, Socioeconomic status, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0004819

    Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 31/05/1999.