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Infographic. Self-rated walking pace and all-cause, cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality: individual participant pooled analysis of 50 225 walkers from 11 population British cohorts
  1. Emmanuel Stamatakis1,
  2. Chloë Williamson2,
  3. Paul Kelly2,
  4. Tessa Strain3,
  5. Elaine M Murtagh4,
  6. Ding Ding1,
  7. Marie H Murphy5
  1. 1 School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2 Physical Activity for Health Research Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  3. 3 University of Cambridge, MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
  4. 4 Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland
  5. 5 School of Health Science, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia; emmanuel.stamatakis{at}

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Regular walking confers many physical, mental and social health benefits.1 2 However, the role of walking pace has rarely been explored. The aim of this study,3 which was included in the June 2018 Special BJSM issue on walking and health,4 was to examine the associations between walking pace and mortality risk.

The study included a sample of 50 225 walkers aged 30 years from England and Scotland. The mean follow-up period was just …

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