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Neighbourhood walkability and incidence of hypertension: Findings from the study of 429,334 UK Biobank participants

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Background

With an estimated one billion hypertension cases worldwide, the role of the built environment in its prevention and control is still uncertain. The present study aims to examine the associations between neighbourhood walkability and hypertension in a large and diverse population-based cohort.

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We examined the association between neighbourhood walkability and blood pressure outcomes for N=429,334 participants drawn from the UK Bioban...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.01.009

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ORCID:
0000-0002-2171-7495
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2394-5299
British Heart Foundation More from this funder
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University of Hong Kong More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health Journal website
Volume:
221
Issue:
3
Pages:
458-468
Publication date:
2018-02-03
Acceptance date:
2018-01-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1618-131X
ISSN:
1438-4639
Pmid:
29398408
Source identifiers:
825074
Language:
English
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pubs:825074
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uuid:6f9a0c48-d5f7-414c-83f6-4a49f9edc71e
Local pid:
pubs:825074
Deposit date:
2018-10-04

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