Who, when, and how much? Epidemiology of walking in a middle-income country

Pedro C. Hallal, Mario R. Azevedo, Felipe F. Reichert, Fernando V. Siqueira, Cora L P Araújo, Cesar G. Victora

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Background: Physical inactivity is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Walking, an inexpensive and accessible activity, is protective against unhealthy outcomes. Little data on walking practices are available outside developed countries. This study estimated the prevalence and correlates of compliance with physical activity recommendations through leisure-time and all-domain (combined leisure time, commuting, and work-related) walking in individuals aged

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-161
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Walking
Epidemiology
Leisure Activities
Developed Countries
Cross-Sectional Studies
Morbidity
Mortality

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Hallal, P. C., Azevedo, M. R., Reichert, F. F., Siqueira, F. V., Araújo, C. L. P., & Victora, C. G. (2005). Who, when, and how much? Epidemiology of walking in a middle-income country. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 28(2), 156-161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2004.10.012

Who, when, and how much? Epidemiology of walking in a middle-income country. / Hallal, Pedro C.; Azevedo, Mario R.; Reichert, Felipe F.; Siqueira, Fernando V.; Araújo, Cora L P; Victora, Cesar G.

In: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 28, No. 2, 02.2005, p. 156-161.

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Hallal, PC, Azevedo, MR, Reichert, FF, Siqueira, FV, Araújo, CLP & Victora, CG 2005, 'Who, when, and how much? Epidemiology of walking in a middle-income country', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 156-161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2004.10.012
Hallal, Pedro C. ; Azevedo, Mario R. ; Reichert, Felipe F. ; Siqueira, Fernando V. ; Araújo, Cora L P ; Victora, Cesar G. / Who, when, and how much? Epidemiology of walking in a middle-income country. In: American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2005 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 156-161.
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