All publications of “Ameliane da Conceição Reubens Leonidio”

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Urban versus rural lifestyle in adolescents: associations between environment, physical activity levels and sedentary behavior

Manuela Ferreira Regis, Luciano Machado Ferreira Tenório de Oliveira, Ana Raquel Mendes dos Santos, Ameliane da Conceição Reubens Leonidio, Paula Rejane Beserra Diniz, Clara Maria Silvestre Monteiro de Freitas

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082016ao3788

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo analyze the levels of physical activity and sedentary behavior in adolescents living in urban and rural areas.Methods An epidemiological, cross-section study with quantitative design, carried out at the regional level. The sample comprised 6,234 students aged 14 to 19 years, selected using random cluster sampling. The χ2 test and binary logistic regression were used in the analysis.Results A total of 74.5% of adolescents lived in urban areas. After adjustment, rural residents spent less time watching television (odds ratio – […]