Large scale food retailing as an intervention for diet and health: quasi-experimental evaluation of a natural experiment.

@article{Cummins2005LargeSF,
  title={Large scale food retailing as an intervention for diet and health: quasi-experimental evaluation of a natural experiment.},
  author={Steven Cummins and Mark Petticrew and Cassie Higgins and Anne Findlay and Leigh Sparks},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2005},
  volume={59 12},
  pages={1035-40}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the effect on fruit and vegetable consumption, self reported, and psychological health of a "natural experiment"-the introduction of large scale food retailing in a deprived Scottish community. DESIGN Prospective quasi-experimental design comparing baseline and follow up data in an "intervention" community with a matched "comparison" community in Glasgow, UK. PARTICIPANTS 412 men and women aged 16 or over for whom follow up data on fruit and vegetable consumption and… CONTINUE READING

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