Public Health

City: Public Health Indicators

By Ken Mcleod | August 17, 2020
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This section – Cities: Public Health Indicators & Biking & Walking – looks at chronic disease rates that often have a relationship to physical activity. Not all cities reported elsewhere on this site are included in the following tables because the data source for chronic diseases used, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral…

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State: Public Health Indicators

By Ken Mcleod | August 4, 2020
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Public health data shows rates of physical activity, and chronic disease related to physical inactivity such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma. Bicycling and walking, particularly when practiced on a regular basis as part of everyday transportation, can help people meet physical activity guidelines, reduce the likelihood of chronic diseases, and improve health…

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National: Public Health Indicators

By Ken Mcleod | July 28, 2020
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Public health indicators show rates of physical activity, and chronic diseases related to physical inactivity such as diabetes and high blood pressure. People being overweight or having obesity can also be related to physical activity or inactivity. Physical activity reduces the likelihood of many chronic conditions and improves health outcomes. Data on this page: Physical…

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Healthy Communities

By Ken Mcleod | July 23, 2020
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IN THIS SECTION, THE BENCHMARKING REPORT LOOKS AT THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN BICYCLING AND WALKING, AND HEALTH. THIS INCLUDES HOW COMMUNITY ACTIONS TO PROMOTE BICYCLING AND WALKING ARE RELATED TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROMOTION, AS WELL AS THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BICYCLING AND WALKING. Making the Case: How Bicycling and Walking Lead to Healthy Communities The Case…

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