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Physical activity, healthy lifestyle behaviors, neighborhood environment characteristics and social support among Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults

MacNiven, Rona; Richards, Justin; Gubhaju, L; Joshy, Grace; Bauman, Adrian; Banks, Emily; Eades, Sandra


Physical inactivity is the third leading cause of the burden of disease for Australian Aboriginal adults. The neighborhood environment and social support are known to influence physical activity (PA) participation. This study examined these factors in relation to achieving PA recommendations in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. Cross-sectional data from the 2010 Social, Economic, and Environmental Factor (SEEF) Study in New South Wales, Australia were used to estimate adjusted odds...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Preventive Medicine Reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.01.006


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