Effects of active travel on costs for the NHS

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Resource Description: 

Increased walking and cycling in urban areas and reduced use of private cars could have positive effects on many health outcomes. Within 20 years, reductions in the prevalences of type 2 diabetes, dementia, ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and cancer because of increased physical activity would lead to savings of roughly UKĀ£17 billion

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Publication date: 

December, 2011

Resource type: 

  • information resource

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