TitleBuilt environment and changes in blood pressure in middle aged and older adults.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsLi, F, Harmer, P, Cardinal, BJ, Vongjaturapat, N
JournalPreventive medicine
Volume48
Issue3
Pagination237-41
Date Published2009 Mar
KeywordsWalking
Abstract

Few studies have examined interaction effects between person and environment, especially for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The purpose of this study was to examine built environment characteristics and resident health behaviors as they relate to change in blood pressure, an important component of CVD.

DOI10.1016/j.ypmed.2009.01.005