publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

Naturally occurring workplace facilities to increase the leisure time physical activity of workers: A propensity-score weighted population study

Aviroop Biswas; Peter M. Smith; Monique A.M. Gignac;
  • Published: 01 Jun 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
The benefit of providing access to physical activity facilities at or near work to support the leisure time physical activity (LTPA) of workers is uncertain. We examined the association between access to physical activity facilities at or near work and the LTPA of workers after adjusting for a range of individual and occupational characteristics. Data was obtained from 60,650 respondents to the 2007–2008 Canadian Community Health Survey. Participants were employed adults ≥18 years of age who had no long-term health condition which reduced their participation in physical activity. Latent class analysis determined naturally occurring combinations of physical activ...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Health Informatics, Mental health, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Environmental health, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Covariate, business.industry, business, Community health, Multinomial logistic regression, Latent class model, Propensity score matching, Population study, R, Regular Article, LTPA, leisure time physical activity, CCHS, Canadian Community Health Survey, IPTW, inverse probability of treatment weights, KKD, kilocalories per kilogram of body weight per day, Physical activity, Workplace, Built environment, Health promotion, Exercise
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