Article11 Do All Kids Have Safe Places to Be Active-001

Children living in low income or predominantly minority neighborhoods are less likely to have clean, safe, and attractive places to play.

That puts them at a higher risk for obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes.

This infographic from Active Living Research, a program funded in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, illustrates some of the barriers to physical activity facing kids in marginalized communities, ranging from uneven sidewalks to higher rates of crime.

View the infographic to learn the full story.