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Built environment and cardio‐metabolic health: systematic review and meta‐analysis of longitudinal studies

Overview of attention for article published in Obesity Reviews, September 2018
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Title
Built environment and cardio‐metabolic health: systematic review and meta‐analysis of longitudinal studies
Published in
Obesity Reviews, September 2018
DOI 10.1111/obr.12759
Pubmed ID
Authors

M. Chandrabose, J. N. Rachele, L. Gunn, A. Kavanagh, N. Owen, G. Turrell, B. Giles‐Corti, T. Sugiyama

Abstract

Built environment attributes may be related to cardio-metabolic diseases (e.g. type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke) and their risk factors, potentially by influencing residents' physical activity. However, existing literature reviews on the built environment and health for the most part focus on obesity as the outcome and rely on cross-sectional studies. This systematic review synthesized current evidence on longitudinal relationships between built environment attributes and cardio-metabolic health outcomes among adults and on the potential mediating role of physical inactivity. By searching eight databases for peer-reviewed journal articles published in the English language between January 2000 and July 2016, the review identified 36 articles. A meta-analysis method, weighted Z-test, was used to quantify the strength of evidence by incorporating the methodological quality of the studies. We found strong evidence for longitudinal relationships of walkability with obesity, type 2 diabetes and hypertension outcomes in the expected direction. There was strong evidence for the impact of urban sprawl on obesity outcomes. The evidence on potential mediation by physical activity was inconclusive. Further longitudinal studies are warranted to examine which specific built environment attributes influence residents' cardio-metabolic health outcomes and how physical inactivity may be involved in these relationships.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 94 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 19 20%
Student > Bachelor 16 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 12%
Student > Master 9 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 10%
Other 13 14%
Unknown 17 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 15%
Social Sciences 9 10%
Sports and Recreations 4 4%
Environmental Science 4 4%
Other 16 17%
Unknown 29 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 October 2019.
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#1,030,776
of 15,643,244 outputs
Outputs from Obesity Reviews
#438
of 1,524 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#30,616
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Outputs of similar age from Obesity Reviews
#11
of 30 outputs
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