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Enrolling in the closest school or not? Implications of school choice decisions for active transport to school

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Background: Absence of requirements to attend a local school combined with social factors driving school choice make distance to school less important in school choice decisions. This study examined correlates of adolescents’ enrolment in the closest school in the absence of school zoning policies.

Methods: Adolescents (n=797; age: 15.2±1.4 years; 51.4% boys) from six non-integrated (regular) public secondary schools without school zoning in Dunedin, New Zealand, completed an ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jth.2017.05.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
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Name:
University of Otago
Grant:
UORG 2015
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Name:
Lottery Health Research Grant
Grant:
341129
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Name:
National Heart Foundation of New Zealand
Grant:
1615
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Name:
Health Research Council of New Zealand
Grant:
14/565
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
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Volume:
6
Pages:
347-357
Publication date:
2017-05-30
Acceptance date:
2017-05-14
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EISSN:
2214-1405
ISSN:
2214-1413
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pubs:694281
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uuid:b6123e2d-97ff-4842-8829-9185e080e369
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pubs:694281
Source identifiers:
694281
Deposit date:
2017-11-23

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