Does availability of physical activity and food outlets differ by race and income? Findings from an enumeration study in a health disparate region

@inproceedings{Hill2012DoesAO,
  title={Does availability of physical activity and food outlets differ by race and income? Findings from an enumeration study in a health disparate region},
  author={Jennie L. Hill and Clarice Chau and Candice R. Luebbering and Korine N. Kolivras and Jamie M. Zoellner},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Low-income, ethnic/racial minorities and rural populations are at increased risk for obesity and related chronic health conditions when compared to white, urban and higher-socio-economic status (SES) peers. Recent systematic reviews highlight the influence of the built environment on obesity, yet very few of these studies consider rural areas or populations. Utilizing a CBPR process, this study advances community-driven causal models to address obesity by exploring the difference in… CONTINUE READING
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