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The burden of physical activity-related ill health in the UK.

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BACKGROUND: Despite evidence that physical inactivity is a risk factor for a number of diseases, only a third of men and a quarter of women are meeting government targets for physical activity. This paper provides an estimate of the economic and health burden of disease related to physical inactivity in the UK. These estimates are examined in relation to current UK government policy on physical activity. METHODS: Information from the World Health Organisation global burden of disease project...

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10.1136/jech.2006.050807

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Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
344-348
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:2a7b3db5-1a09-48f1-b90f-0d1e20dc2259
Source identifiers:
163684
Local pid:
pubs:163684

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