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Assessing Environmental Support for Better Health: Active Living Opportunity Audits in Rural Communities in the Southern United States

Description
Describes the built environment, policies, and availability of facilities for physical activity in eight rural communities, four in Alabama and four in the Mississippi Delta, to inform diet and physical activity interventions. Acts as part of a partnership to eliminate cancer health disparities in the Deep South. Includes community data by Rural Active Living Assessment (RALA) measures, such as sidewalks, destinations, and walk-ability.
Author(s)
Jennifer C. Robinson, Tiffany L. Carson, Erica R. Johnson, et al.
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 66, 28-33
Date
09/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Delta Region · Infrastructure · Physical activity · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · The South · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Alabama · Mississippi