This research was supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging NIH R01AG055681 (Quiñones) and NIH R01AG058545 (Quiñones
The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
Studies report racial/ethnic disparities in multimorbidity (≥2 chronic conditions) and their rate of accumulation over time as well as differences in physical activity. Our study aimed to investigate whether racial/ethnic differences in the accumulation of multimorbidity were mediated by physical activity among middle-aged and older adults.
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Newsom, J. T., Denning, E. C., Elman, M. R., Botoseneanu, A., Allore, H. G., Nagel, C. L., Dorr, D. A., & Quiñones, A. R. (2021). Physical Activity as a Mediator between Race/Ethnicity and Changes in Multimorbidity. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, gbab148. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbab148