A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Differences in Physical Activity Levels between Stroke Belt and Non-Stroke Belt US Adults

Background: The Stroke Belt is a region of the United States with elevated stroke incidence and prevalence of stroke risk factors. Physical inactivity is an important stroke risk factor, but little is known about whether current physical activity levels differ between Stroke Belt and non-Stroke Belt states. In this nationally representative study, we determined whether unadjusted and adjusted physical activity levels differ between the Stroke Belt region and the rest of the United States. Methods: Using 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data, we conducted bivariate analyses to obtain unadjusted physical activity levels in Stroke Belt and non-Stroke Belt states.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research

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Source: Analytica Chimica Acta - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Anal Chim Acta Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants Source Type: research
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Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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Source: American Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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Source: Neurophysiologie Clinique - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
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