Relationship between commuting and health outcomes in a cross-sectional population survey in southern Sweden

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p834
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a cross-sectional population survey in southern Sweden, which studies the relationship between commuting and health outcomes. Data from two cross-sectional population-based public health surveys conducted in 2004 and 2008 in Scania, was used in the survey. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the survey, are discussed.


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