Understanding the relationship between food environments, deprivation and childhood overweight and obesity: Evidence from a cross sectional England-wide study

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Cetateanu, Andreea; Jones, Andy;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Health & Place, volume 27, issue 100, pages 68-76 (issn: 1353-8292, eissn: 1873-2054)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2014.01.007, pmc: PMC4018665
  • Subject: Food environment | Children | Geography, Planning and Development | Health(social science) | Deprivation | Geographic information systems | Article | Obesity | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Using a large cross sectional English sample, we quantified the association between weight status in children aged 4–5 and 10–11 year, characteristics of the food environment, and area deprivation. We observed a positive association between the density of unhealthy food... View more
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