Objective. This cross sectional study aims to determine the effects of gender and parental perception of safety at school on children’s physical activity (PA) levels. Materials and methods. Parents of school aged Mexican children residing in Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Puerto Vallarta, completed surveys about their children’s PA measures. The physical activity indicators were evaluated using linear and logistical regression models. Results.
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Hutchens, A., Soltero, E. G., Barquera, S., Lévesque, L., Jauregui, E., Taylor, J. L., & Lee, R. E. (2016). Influence of parental perception of school safety and gender on children’s physical activity in Mexico: A cross sectional study. Salud Pública de México, 58(2), 7-15. doi:10.21149/spm.v58i1.7662