Socioeconomic variations in women's diets: what is the role of perceptions of the local food environment?

  title={Socioeconomic variations in women's diets: what is the role of perceptions of the local food environment?},
  author={Victoria Inglis and Kylie Ball and David Andrew Crawford},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={62 3},
OBJECTIVES To test the contribution of perceived environmental factors (food availability, accessibility and affordability) to mediating socioeconomic variations in women's fruit, vegetable and fast food consumption. METHODS A community sample of 1580 women from 45 neighbourhoods provided survey data on their socioeconomic position (SEP) (education and income); diet (fruit, vegetable and fast food consumption); and the perceived availability of, access to and cost of healthy food in their… CONTINUE READING

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