Is the association between physical activity and healthcare utilization affected by self-rated health and socio-economic factors?

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Physical activity and healthcare utilization has negative association. However, there appears to be limited knowledge of how this association is affected by self-rated health (SRH) and socio-economic status (SES). Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the association between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and healthcare utilization, and investigate how SRH, gender, age and SES affected this association.

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  • Family Medicine
Original languageEnglish
Article number737
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume15
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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