Walkability shows impact on adolesent activity

A study in Belgium using GIS reveals that neighborhood walkability has an impact on adolesent activity (boy and girls) for low income residents only. Neighborhood walkability was related to accelerometer-based physical activity among adolescent boys and girls living in low-socioeconomic status  neighborhoods.

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Source: press release (BMC Public Health)

Sachiye Day, VERTICES research assistant. sachiye@vertices.com

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