Journal article

Correlates of walking among disadvantaged groups: A systematic review

Toni A Hilland, Matthew Bourke, Glen Wiesner, Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, Alexandra G Parker, Michaela Pascoe, Melinda Craike

HEALTH & PLACE | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2020


Socioeconomically disadvantaged groups are less likely to be physically active. Walking is important to public health, therefore understanding correlates of walking will inform the development of targeted interventions. The aim of this systematic review was to examine the correlates of walking among socioeconomically disadvantaged adults. PubMed/MEDLINE and Scopus were searched up to February 2020 and titles/abstracts and full-texts were screened against eligibility criteria. Methodological quality was assessed. Correlates were synthesized when two or more comparisons were available. 35 studies were selected for synthesis. 21 examined overall walking, 16 examined leisure-time walking and 9 e..

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