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Active Living Collaboratives in the United States: Understanding Characteristics, Activities, and Achievement of Environmental and Policy Change

State% of Adults Not Meeting Guidelines of 30 Minutes/Day Physical ActivityNo. of Collaboratives
Colorado<45.0%12
Massachusetts45.0%–49.9%7
Minnesota45.0%–49.9%6
Louisiana>55.0%5
West Virginia>55.0%3
Georgia50.0%–55.0%3
California45.0%–49.9%3
South Carolina50.0%–55.0%2
Missouri45.0%–49.9%2
North Carolina50.0%–55.0%2
Wisconsin45.0%–49.9%2
New York45.0%–49.9%2
Mississippi>55.0%1
Tennessee>55.0%1
Michigan45.0%–49.9%1
Texas50.0%–55.0%1
Kansas50.0%–55.0%1
Delaware45.0%–49.9%1
Nebraska45.0%–49.9%1
Washington45.0%–49.9%1
New Hampshire45.0%–49.9%1
Oregon<45.0%1


Figure 1. Location of coordinators who participated in the Coalitions and Networks for Active Living (CANAL) Study, by state estimates of physical inactivity among adults. Source for data on physical inactivity: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (22).

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a. Environmental Improvement
Strategy areaNot Discussed, %Discussed/Planned, %In-Progress/Completed, %
Transit and parking591524
Infill and redevelopment71519
Children’s play areas491732
Street improvements312741
Safe Routes to School152251
Public plazas32856
Streetscaping221956
Parks and recreation141763
b. Policy Change
Strategy areaNo New Policy, %Policy Gap Identified/Discussion Initiated, %Policy Drafted/Adopted, %
Transit and parking78319
Infill and redevelopment78715
Children’s play areas 751312
Street improvements461737
Safe Routes to School462431
Public plazas 581231
Streetscaping461242
Parks and recreation461242


Figure 2. Environmental and policy change in 8 core strategy areas among 59 collaborative groups, the Coalitions and Networks for Active Living (CANAL) Study, 2011.

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