Publications and Research

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-15-2014

Abstract

Regular physical activity reduces the risk of adverse events after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) [1]. Physical activity level is influenced by neighborhood factors such as racial diversity in the general population [2,3], but the impact of neighborhood factors on physical activity after an ACS is unknown. We therefore prospectively evaluated the relationship of post-ACS physical activity assessed by continuous activity monitors with neighborhood characteristics, including ethnic density, income, female headed households, and racial diversity, in patients enrolled in the Prescription Use, Lifestyle, and Stress Evaluation (PULSE) Study.

Comments

This is the accepted manuscript of an article originally published in the International Journal of Cardiology, available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.03.046.

 
 

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