Obesity is inversely associated with natural amenities and recreation facilities per capita.

@article{Pitts2013ObesityII,
  title={Obesity is inversely associated with natural amenities and recreation facilities per capita.},
  author={S. J. Jilcott Pitts and Michael B. Edwards and J. Moore and Kindal A. Shores and K. DuBose and D. Mcgranahan},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 7},
  pages={
          1032-8
        }
}
  • S. J. Jilcott Pitts, Michael B. Edwards, +3 authors D. Mcgranahan
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Journal of physical activity & health
  • BACKGROUND Little is known about the associations between natural amenities, recreation facility density, and obesity, at a national level. Therefore, the purpose of this paper was to examine associations between county-level natural amenities, density of recreation facilities, and obesity prevalence among United States counties. METHODS Data were obtained from a compilation of sources within the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service Food Environment Atlas… CONTINUE READING

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