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Socio-economic factors and leisure activity participation among Blacks

Socio-economic factors and leisure activity participation among Blacks

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leisure -- Social aspects,
  • African Americans -- Recreation,
  • African Americans -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lynne F. Hall
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 87 leaves
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14640248M

      Population surveys report that walking behaviour is socially patterned by gender, age, socio-economic status (SES) and by the purpose of walking i.e. for leisure or transport. For example, in the UK long brisk paced walks are more common among affluent groups, whereas walking for transport is more common among less affluent groups [14, 16]. There are exceptions, however. Compact urban form has been associated with less sports participation among youths (Slater et al. ) and with lower BMI (Lopez ). A lack of statistical rigor and the presence of multiple confounding factors limit the ability to draw conclusions from many published studies (Doyle et al. ).

    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has created a diabetes care model for patients of different backgrounds. AACE led meetings in New York, Houston, and Miami with health care professionals and community leaders to improve diabetes by: 2.   Among women age 50 to 74, % have had a mammogram within the past two years. This marks a statistically significant decrease over time and is lower than the state findings of %. Among women age 21 to 65, % have had a Pap smear within the past three years. This result denotes a significant decrease over time.

    The social determinants of health in poverty describe the factors that affect impoverished populations' health and health inequality. Inequalities in health stem from the conditions of people's lives, including living conditions, work environment, age, and other social factors, and how these affect people's ability to respond to illness. These conditions are also shaped by . participation in leisure activities over ten years markedly influenced how older people retrospectively evaluated the quality of their lives. The findings relate to the impact of participation in activities taken as a whole, and while changes in participation between and within different types of activity were reported, the study did not.


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Get this from a library. Socio-economic factors and leisure activity participation among Blacks. [Lynne F Hall]. Recreational Participation Among Ethnic Minorities and Immigrants in Canada and the Netherlands This study is an examination of the perceived factors influencing leisure-time physical activity.

The impact of socio-economic factors on gambling expenditure Gambling is a popular leisure activity but also a significant public health issue in Australia. to explore the relationship.

Health differences among adults by SES and between blacks and whites are thought to be maximal in late middle age (Hayward et al., ). However, even examination of the effect of observed socioeconomic differentials in either short-term incidence or prevalence at this age may not fully indicate the overall age pattern of health differences Cited by: Free time and self-fulfillment: congress for a charter of leisure: world congress, AprilGV 4 F73 Health and fitness in the modern world: a collection of papers presented at the Institute of Normal Human Anatomy Viala Regina Elena.

Participation in both light physical activity and moderate/vigorous physical activity are most prevalent among Whites (% and %), and least prevalent among Blacks (% and %).

The rate of moderate/vigorous physical activity among Hispanics is lower than that among Whites, but higher than the rate for by:   The Ferriss study reveals the outdoor recreation preferences evoked by the socio-cultural system through rewards such as status, sociability of group activities, value orientations and attitudes.

But his study shows that persons with different socio­-economic characteristics participate in varying degrees in recreation programs. sport and physical activity participation. Girls from lower socio-economic classes and racial/ethnic minorities report reduced levels of physical activity compared to white girls and boys.

Researchers have looked at this issue within community settings and local schools. • A study by Slater, Fitzgibbon, and Floyd () foundFile Size: 1MB. Rural women who have lower socio-economic statuses occupy the lowest participation in general leisure activities, whereas urban men who have higher socio-economic statuses occupy the highest : Nan Chen, Chiung-Tzu Lucetta Tsai.

Socioeconomic status (SES) underlies three major determinants of health: health care, environmental exposure, and health behavior. In addition, chronic stress associated with lower SES may also inc Cited by: Demographic characteristics such as age, ethnicity and socio-economic status are key determinants of physical activity and health and affect participation in outdoor and recreational activity (Kemperman and Timmermans,Lee et al., ).

Given that these factors influence the opportunity and motivation to use greenspace, they are likely Cited by:   Political activity - Political participation leads to increased social reform - Notestein attributed fertility decline to primarily socio-economic causes the authors mean the increased robustness of a cohort over age and time due to a shift in the unobserved heterogeneity among mortality risk factors - 4 aspects of the flu epidemic.

Mainly related to a person's socio-economic background, particularly in terms of education, but also in terms Higher among white respondents than among blacks.

or other racial groups. Many of these population background differences, however, did has been found in other leisure activity studies of the public.

Interestingly, other minorities such as Non-Hispanic Blacks and Asians living in higher SES counties were more physically inactive compared to those living in lower SES counties. Lindström et al () found that barriers to physical activity resulted in disparities in leisure-time physical activity by socio-economic groups.

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Sommer Bachelor of Science University of Nevada, Las Vegas A professional paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Science in Sports and Leisure Service Administration William F.

Harrah Hotel Administration The Graduate College University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mueller, Eva and Gerald Gurin (), Participation in Outdoor Recreation: Factors Affecting Demand Among American Adults.

Report to the Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission, ORRRC Study Report 20 (Washington, D.C: Author: Muzaffer Uysal, Joseph T. O’Leary. who engage in regular physical activity.

Thus physical inactivity poses almost as much risk for heart disease as cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, or a high cholesterol level, but is more prevalent than any of these other risk factors.

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