Neighborhood deprivation, vehicle ownership, and potential spatial access to a variety of fruits and vegetables in a large rural area in Texas

@inproceedings{Sharkey2010NeighborhoodDV,
  title={Neighborhood deprivation, vehicle ownership, and potential spatial access to a variety of fruits and vegetables in a large rural area in Texas},
  author={Joseph R. Sharkey and Scott A. Horel and Wesley R. Dean},
  booktitle={International journal of health geographics},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE There has been limited study of all types of food stores, such as traditional (supercenters, supermarkets, and grocery stores), convenience stores, and non-traditional (dollar stores, mass merchandisers, and pharmacies) as potential opportunities for purchase of fresh and processed (canned and frozen) fruits and vegetables, especially in small-town or rural areas. METHODS Data from the Brazos Valley Food Environment Project (BVFEP) are combined with 2000 U.S. Census data for 101… CONTINUE READING
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