Association of availability of tobacco products with socio-economic and racial/ethnic characteristics of neighbourhoods.

@article{Siahpush2010AssociationOA,
  title={Association of availability of tobacco products with socio-economic and racial/ethnic characteristics of neighbourhoods.},
  author={Mohammad Siahpush and Pamela R Jones and Gopal K Singh and Lava R. Timsina and Judy K Martin},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={124 9},
  pages={525-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the association of neighbourhood median income and racial/ethnic composition with the availability of tobacco products in Omaha Metropolitan Area, Nebraska, USA. METHODS A total of 94 census tracts were selected at random. The outcome measures were the percentage of stores that sold tobacco and the number of stores that sold tobacco per square mile in each census tract. RESULTS Median household income was negatively associated (P<0.001), and percentage African American… CONTINUE READING

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