Cohort Profile: The Resilience for Eating and Activity Despite Inequality (READI) study
Timperio, Anna F.
Baur, Louise A.
Jeffery, Robert W.
Crawford, David A.
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CitationBall, K., V. Cleland, J. Salmon, A. F. Timperio, S. McNaughton, L. Thornton, K. Campbell, et al. 2012. “Cohort Profile: The Resilience for Eating and Activity Despite Inequality (READI) Study.” International Journal of Epidemiology 42 (6): 1629–39. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dys165.
AbstractThe Resilience for Eating and Activity Despite Inequality (READI) cohort was established to address the following two key aims: to investigate the pathways (personal, social and structural) by which socio-economic disadvantage influences lifestyle choices associated with obesity risk (physical inactivity, poor dietary choices) and to explore mechanisms underlying 'resilience' to obesity risk in socio-economically disadvantaged women and children. A total of 4349 women aged 18-46 years and 685 children aged 5-12 years were recruited from 80 socio-economically disadvantaged urban and rural neighbourhoods of Victoria, Australia, and provided baseline (T1: 2007-08) measures of adiposity, physical activity, sedentary and dietary behaviours; socio-economic and demographic factors; and psychological, social and perceived environmental factors that might impact on obesity risk. Audits of the 80 neighbourhoods were undertaken at baseline to provide objective neighbourhood environmental data. Three-year follow-up data (2010-11) have recently been collected from 1912 women and 382 children. Investigators welcome enquiries regarding data access and collaboration.
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