Conceptualizing and comparing neighborhood and activity space measures for food environment research.

@article{Crawford2014ConceptualizingAC,
  title={Conceptualizing and comparing neighborhood and activity space measures for food environment research.},
  author={Thomas W. Crawford and Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts and Jared T. McGuirt and Thomas C. Keyserling and Alice S. Ammerman},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={215-25}
}
Greater accessibility to geospatial technologies has led to a surge of spatialized public health research, much of which has focused on food environments. The purpose of this study was to analyze differing spatial measures of exposure to supermarkets and farmers׳ markets among women of reproductive age in eastern North Carolina. Exposure measures were derived using participant-defined neighborhoods, investigator-defined road network neighborhoods, and activity spaces incorporating participants… CONTINUE READING

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