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Socioeconomic inequalities in occupational, leisure-time, and transport related physical activity among European adults: A systematic review

Marielle A Beenackers1*, Carlijn BM Kamphuis1, Katrina Giskes123, Johannes Brug4, Anton E Kunst15, Alex Burdorf1 and Frank J van Lenthe1

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2 School of Public Health/Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

3 School of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

4 Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 Department of Public Health, AMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012, 9:116  doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-116

Published: 19 September 2012

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Table A1. Summary of study findings examining associations between total or usual physical activity (TPA) and SEP. Table A2: Summary of study findings examining associations between occupational physical activity (OPA) and SEP. Table A3: Summary of study findings examining associations between total leisure-time physical activity (TLTPA) and SEP. Table A4: Summary of study findings examining associations between vigorous leisure-time physical activity (VLTPA) and SEP. Table A5: Summary of study findings examining associations between active transport (AT) and SEP. Table A6: Distribution of positive, negative, and null associations by SEP indicator and PA domain in differenet subsets of the reviewed associations. Table A7: Distribution of positive, negative, and null associations by European region and PA domain in differenet subsets of the reviewed associations.

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