The cost of healthy food in rural Victoria.

  title={The cost of healthy food in rural Victoria.},
  author={Claire Palermo and Karen Z Walker and Peta Hill and Jessica McDonald},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  volume={8 4},
INTRODUCTION The cost of healthy food has been associated previously with the degree of remoteness and socioeconomic status. This study aimed to investigate the factors that influence the cost of food in rural Victoria, Australia. It also aimed to compare the cost of nutritious foods with less healthy foods, and to identify the population sub-groups most vulnerable to economic food insecurity. METHODS A cross-sectional survey of the cost of food was undertaken in 2007 in a convenience sample… CONTINUE READING
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