Philip M Hurvitz
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Using built environment characteristics to predict walking for exerciseGina S Lovasi
Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Int J Health Geogr 7:10. 2008..In order to limit confounding by prior health conditions, the sample was restricted to participants in good self-reported health and without a documented history of cardiovascular disease...
- Arterial roads and area socioeconomic status are predictors of fast food restaurant density in King County, WAPhilip M Hurvitz
Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:46. 2009..Fast food restaurants reportedly target specific populations by locating in lower-income and in minority neighborhoods. Physical proximity to fast food restaurants has been associated with higher obesity rates...
- Access to supermarkets and fruit and vegetable consumptionAnju Aggarwal
Anju Aggarwal and Adam Drewnowski are with the Center for Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle Andrea J Cook is with the Biostatistics Unit, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA Junfeng Jiao is with the Department of Urban Planning, Ball State University, Muncie, IN Rebecca A Seguin is with the Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Anne Vernez Moudon and Philip M Hurvitz are with the Department of Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, University of Washington
Am J Public Health 104:917-23. 2014..We examined whether supermarket choice, conceptualized as a proxy for underlying personal factors, would better predict access to supermarkets and fruit and vegetable consumption than mere physical proximity...
- Environments perceived as obesogenic have lower residential property valuesAdam Drewnowski
Center for Public Health Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
Am J Prev Med 47:260-74. 2014..Studies have tried to link obesity rates and physical activity with multiple aspects of the built environment...
- Characterizing the food environment: pitfalls and future directionsAnne Vernez Moudon
Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Box 3548002, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Public Health Nutr 16:1238-43. 2013..To assess a county population’s exposure to different types of food sources reported to affect both diet quality and obesity rates...
- Obesity and supermarket access: proximity or price?Adam Drewnowski
Center for Public Health Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 9819, USA
Am J Public Health 102:e74-80. 2012..We examined whether physical proximity to supermarkets or supermarket price was more strongly associated with obesity risk...
- A neighborhood wealth metric for use in health studiesAnne Vernez Moudon
Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:88-97. 2011..Measures of neighborhood deprivation used in health research are typically based on conventional area-based SES...
- How far from home? The locations of physical activity in an urban U.S. settingPhilip M Hurvitz
Urban Form Lab, Box 354802, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4802, USA Electronic address
Prev Med 69:181-6. 2014..Little is known about where physical activity (PA) occurs, or whether different demographic groups accumulate PA in different locations...
- Obesity, diet quality, physical activity, and the built environment: the need for behavioral pathwaysAdam Drewnowski
Center for Public Health Nutrition, 1107 NE 45th St, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98105, USA
BMC Public Health 16:1153. 2016..Few studies have explored causal pathways between home-neighborhood BE variables and health outcomes such as obesity. Such pathways are likely to involve both physical activity and diet...
- Multilevel models for evaluating the risk of pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions at intersections and mid-blocksD Alex Quistberg
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356320, Seattle, WA 98195 6320, USA Electronic address
Accid Anal Prev 84:99-111. 2015..Improving roads and making them safer for pedestrians achieves the public health goals of reducing pedestrian collisions and promoting physical activity. ..
- Residential property values are associated with obesity among women in King County, WA, USAColin D Rehm
Center for Public Health Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Soc Sci Med 75:491-5. 2012..Property values may represent a novel and objective measure of SES at the individual level in the US. Measures based on tax assessment data will provide a valuable resource for future health studies...
- Cross Sectional Association between Spatially Measured Walking Bouts and Neighborhood WalkabilityLiang Dar Hwang
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Int J Environ Res Public Health 13:412. 2016..These data support the concept that neighborhood characteristics can influence walking among adults. ..
- Walking objectively measured: classifying accelerometer data with GPS and travel diariesBumjoon Kang
Urban Form Lab and the Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1419-28. 2013..This study developed and tested an algorithm to classify accelerometer data as walking or nonwalking using either GPS or travel diary data within a large sample of adults under free-living conditions...