Environmental barriers to and availability of healthy foods for people with mobility disabilities living in urban and suburban neighborhoods.

@article{Mojtahedi2008EnvironmentalBT,
  title={Environmental barriers to and availability of healthy foods for people with mobility disabilities living in urban and suburban neighborhoods.},
  author={Mina C. Mojtahedi and Patty Boblick and James H Rimmer and Jennifer L Rowland and Robin Ann Jones and Carol L. Braunschweig},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 11},
  pages={
          2174-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of the built environment on access to healthy foods for people with mobility disabilities by measuring wheelchair accessibility of grocery stores and availability of healthy affordable foods. DESIGN A survey consisting of 87 questions. SETTING A low-income, multiracial urban Chicago neighborhood with a 3-mile radius was compared with a suburban neighborhood of the same size in which the population is similar in income level and racial distribution… CONTINUE READING

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