Background: Increasing active travel (walking, cycling, public transport) is increasingly seen as
integral to strategies to raise physical activity levels.
Purpose: This study examined (1) sociodemographic correlates of active travel to work and
(2) associations between active travel and cardiovascular risk factors in the United Kingdom (UK).
Methods: Data come from Understanding Society, a nationally representative survey of UK
residents in 2009/2011, analyzed in 2012. Multinomial...
Authors: Anthony Laverty, Jennifer Mindell, Elizabeth Webb, Christopher Millett