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Association between Activity Space Exposure to Food Establishments and Individual Risk of Overweight
Objective Environmental exposure to food sources may underpin area level differences in individual risk for overweight. Place of residence is generally used to assess neighbourhood exposure. Yet,… Expand
Using experienced activity spaces to measure foodscape exposure.
Researchers are increasingly interested in understanding how food environments influence eating behavior and weight-related health outcomes. Little is known about the dose-response relationship… Expand
A multi-perspective approach for defining neighbourhood units in the context of a study on health inequalities in the Quebec City region
- A. Lebel, R. Pampalon, Paul Y. Villeneuve
- International journal of health geographics
- 5 July 2007
BackgroundIdentification of socioeconomic and health inequalities at the local scale is facilitated by using relevant small geographical sectors. Although these places are routinely defined according… Expand
[Colorectal cancer discovered during pregnancy].
- G. Chene, A. Tardieu, A. Favard, A. Lebel, M. Voitellier
- Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie…
- 1 September 2006
Colorectal carcinoma during pregnancy is very rare. Prognosis is severe because of the advanced stage due to delay in diagnosis and the aggressiveness of this widespread metastatic disease. We report… Expand
Trends in group inequalities and interindividual inequalities in BMI in the United States, 1993-2012.
- A. Krishna, F. Razak, A. Lebel, G. Smith, S. Subramanian
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 March 2015
BACKGROUND Marked increases in mean body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of obesity and overweight in the United States are well known. However, whether these average increases were accompanied by… Expand
Local Context Influence, Activity Space, and Foodscape Exposure in Two Canadian Metropolitan Settings: Is Daily Mobility Exposure Associated with Overweight?
- A. Lebel, Y. Kestens, R. Pampalon, M. Thériault, M. Daniel, S. Subramanian
- Journal of obesity
- 28 December 2011
It has become increasingly common to attribute part of the obesity epidemic to changes in the environment. Identification of a clear and obvious role for contextual risk factors has not yet been… Expand
The geography of overweight in Quebec: a multilevel perspective.
- A. Lebel, R. Pampalon, D. Hamel, M. Thériault
- Geography, Medicine
- Canadian journal of public health = Revue…
OBJECTIVES Explore the contextual aspects of overweight in Quebec through multilevel modelling, using a purposely designed set of spatial units and a few area-based characteristics. METHODS Data… Expand
Impact of catchment geophysical characteristics and climate on the regional variability of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in surface water.
- Geneviève Cool, A. Lebel, R. Sadiq, M. Rodriguez
- Medicine, Chemistry
- The Science of the total environment
- 15 August 2014
Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) is a recognized indicator of natural organic matter (NOM) in surface waters. The aim of this paper is twofold: to evaluate the impact of geophysical characteristics,… Expand
Geographic Variability in the Association between Socioeconomic Status and BMI in the USA and Canada
Objective Reported associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and obesity are inconsistent depending on gender and geographic location. Globally, these inconsistent observations may hide a… Expand
Do schools in Quebec foster healthy eating? An overview of associations between school food environment and socio-economic characteristics.
OBJECTIVE A school environment that encourages students to opt for food with sound nutritional value is both essential and formative in ensuring that young people adopt healthy eating habits. The… Expand