Neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics and differences in the availability of healthy food stores and restaurants in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

@article{Duran2013NeighborhoodSC,
  title={Neighborhood socioeconomic characteristics and differences in the availability of healthy food stores and restaurants in Sao Paulo, Brazil.},
  author={Ana Clara F.L. Duran and Ana V Diez Roux and Maria do Ros{\'a}rio Dias de Oliveira Latorre and Patr{\'i}cia Constante Jaime},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={39-47}
}
Differential access to healthy foods has been hypothesized to contribute to health disparities, but evidence from low and middle-income countries is still scarce. This study examines whether the access of healthy foods varies across store types and neighborhoods of different socioeconomic statuses (SES) in a large Brazilian city. A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2010-2011 across 52 census tracts. Healthy food access was measured by a comprehensive in-store data collection, summarized… CONTINUE READING
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