Educational inequalities in leisure-time physical activity in 15 European countries.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (niet gecontroleerd)

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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess the patterns of socio-economic inequalities in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) in the different member states of the European Union.METHODS: Comparable data on subjects aged 16-64 years derived from national health interview surveys from 15 European countries were used for the analysis. We used log-binominal regression to assess prevalence rate ratios (PRRs). The PRR measured the risk of showing a low level of LTPA for a given educational level, relative to the highest educational group.RESULTS: Within Europe, large cross-national differ…

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