Adult Obesity and Food Stores’ Density – Evidence from State-Level Panel Data

  title={Adult Obesity and Food Stores’ Density – Evidence from State-Level Panel Data},
  author={Alessandro Bonanno and Stephan J. Goetz},
The association between types of food access and rising adult obesity rates is increasingly recognized, as a complement to the effects of declining physical activity. Previous studies have examined the effects on obesity of only a limited set of store types, such as grocery stores, fast food restaurants and big-box retailers, and they have ignored that certain behavioral factors, such as could play a role in the relationship between food access and obesity. This analysis includes a… CONTINUE READING

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