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Brown School of Social Work

Date Submitted

Fall 12-12-2014



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There are an estimated 816,672 jobs spread across St. Louis City and County, and 34% are concentrated in just 24 of the 305 total census tracts (CTs). Employed adults spend a large portion of time each week at their jobs, worksite neighborhoods (WNs) may provide optimal settings for promoting physical activity (PA), active transportation, and use of parks. This poster examines worksite neighborhoods with supportive environments for physical activity and recreational park use are targets for employee wellness interventions that can reduce chronic disease risk and enhance mental health.


Social Work

Ranking Worksite Neighborhoods in St. Louis City and County on Park Availability & Active Transportation Infrastructure: Implications for Employee Wellness Interventions
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