The link between obesity and the built environment

Obesity and physical inactivity are known to be risk factors for many chronic diseases including hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes, and cancer. This paper sought to explore the association between an indicator of transportation data (Vehicle Miles of Travel, VMT) at the county level as it relates to obesity and physical inactivity in California

Javier Lopez-Zetina, Howard Lee, Robert Friis
Elsevier Science Limited
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Decemeber 2006
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