Residential property values are associated with obesity among women in King County, WA, USA.

@article{Rehm2012ResidentialPV,
  title={Residential property values are associated with obesity among women in King County, WA, USA.},
  author={Colin D Rehm and Anne V. Moudon and Philip M. Hurvitz and A Drewnowski},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={491-5}
}
Studies of social determinants of weight and health in the US have typically relied on self-reported education and incomes as the two primary measures of socioeconomic status (SES). The assessed value of one's home, an important component of wealth, may be a better measure of the underlying SES construct and a better predictor of obesity. The Seattle Obesity Study (SOS), conducted in 2008-9, was a cross-sectional random digit dial telephone survey of 2001 adults in King County, Washington State… CONTINUE READING