Neighborhod Safety and Exercise

Neighborhood Influences Exercise Levels
March 25, 2008
Washington Post
Article based on this study:
Wen, Ming, Christopher Browning and Kathleen Cagney. 2007. “Neighbourhood Deprivation, Social Capital and Regular Exercise During Adulthood: A Multilevel Study in Chicago.” Urban Studies, Vol 44(13): 2651-2671
A related article, based in Boston instead of Chicago:
Bennett, Gary, Lorna McNeill, Kathleen Wolin, Dustin Duncan, Elaine Puleo, and Karen Emmons. 2007. “Safe to Walk? Neighborhood Safety and Physical Activity among Public Housing Residents.” PLoSMedicine (

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