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Do All Children Have Places to Be Active?

Description:

This report examines the growing body of evidence indicating that racial and ethnic minority, and lower-income, communities do not provide as many built and social environmental supports for physical activity, and summarizes research on racial, ethnic and economic disparities in obesity and physical activity rates among children and adults.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adolescents, Child, Chronic Disease, Obesity

Jurisdiction:

75,000 - 99,999

Institutional Author:

Active Living Research

Submitted:

12/07/2011

Modified:

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