Assessing Environmental Support for Better Health: Active Living Opportunity Audits in Rural Communities in the Southern United States
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.
Jennifer C. Robinson, Tiffany L. Carson, Erica R. Johnson, et al.
Preventive Medicine, 66, 28-33
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