Active transportation to school in three New York city low-income neighborhoods: Exploring individual, family, school and neighborhood associated factors
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Describe the frequency of active school transportation in NYC low-income neighborhoods. Identify factors associated with active transportation at different levels of the social ecological model.
Keyword(s): Physical Activity, School Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Director of Research, Evaluation and Planning for the District Public Health Office of the NYC Department of Health. In this role I have been the principal researchers on multiple city research projects, some receiving grant support and some without. Among my scientific interests is the use of active transportation in low-income communities and the potential health benefits.
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