Sedentary behavior and associated factors in adolescents of northeastern Brazil
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2017
Source:Science & Sports
Author(s): F.M.A. Silva, A. Smith-Menezes
AimsTo assess the association between exposure to sedentary behavior and demographic and socioeconomic factors in adolescents.MethodsThis is a cross-sectional school-based study with a representative sample of high school students enrolled in public state schools of Sergipe/Brazil, with sample composed of 3992 adolescents aged 14–19 years. Data were collected through self-administered questionnaire (Global Student Health Survey). The time spent in activities such as watching...