Area-Based Variations in Obesity Are More than a Function of the Food and Physical Activity Environment


This study examines the area-based variations in obesity from a community-based epidemiologic survey of Boston, MA, USA, using a geographic information system and multilevel modeling techniques. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used to assess whether a function of the food and the physical activity (PA) environment can explain the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11524-012-9715-5


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