Geographic access to healthy and unhealthy food sources for children in neighbourhoods and from elementary schools in a mid-sized Canadian city.

Abstract

We examined location-related accessibility to healthy and unhealthy food sources for school going children in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. We compared proximity to food sources from school sites and from small clusters of homes (i.e., dissemination blocks) as a proxy for home location. We found that (1) unhealthy food sources are more prevalent near schools in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.sste.2014.07.001

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@article{EnglerStringer2014GeographicAT, title={Geographic access to healthy and unhealthy food sources for children in neighbourhoods and from elementary schools in a mid-sized Canadian city.}, author={Rachel Engler-Stringer and Tayyab Ikram Shah and Scott Bell and Nazeem Muhajarine}, journal={Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology}, year={2014}, volume={11}, pages={23-32} }