Socio-economic Factors and Children's Walking to and from School

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Roya Shokoohi
Noor Rosly Hanif
Melasutra Md Dali


Walking to school is a healthy mode of travel, yet most of the children do not start their day with this activity. The cross- sectional survey used a sample of parents of children (9-12 years old) from public primary schools in Tehran; to examine if socio-economic factors moderate the relationship between parental perception of traffic safety and children travel to school. Results from Multinomial Logistic Models showed that, the numbers of cars in a household and household income are the two main moderators. The findings also showed parental perceptions of traffic safety vary across different socio-economic status areas.

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Shokoohi, R., Hanif, N. R., & Md Dali, M. (2018). Socio-economic Factors and Children’s Walking to and from School. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 3(7), 93–100.


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