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Urban area disadvantage and physical activity: a multilevel study in Melbourne, Australia

Kavanagh, Anne M; Goller, Jane; King, Tania; Jolley, Damien; Crawford, David; Turrell, Gavin


Objective: To estimate variation between small areas in the levels of walking, cycling, jogging, and swimming and overall physical activity and the importance of area level socioeconomic disadvantage in predicting physical activity participation. Methods: All census collector districts (CCDs) in the 20 innermost local government areas in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia, were identified and ranked by the percentage of low income households (,$400/ week) living in the CCD. Fifty CCDs were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2005.035931


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