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Impacts of fast food and food retail environment on overweight and obesity in China: a multilevel latent class cluster approach

Zhang XiaoYong, Xiaoyong; Lans, van der, I.A.; Dagevos, H.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Objective To simultaneously identify consumer segments based on individual-level consumption and community-level food retail environment data and to investigate whether the segments are associated with BMI and dietary knowledge in China. Design A multilevel latent class cluster model was applied to identify consumer segments based not only on their individual preferences for fast food, salty snack foods, and soft drinks and sugared fruit drinks, but also on the food retail environment at the community level. Setting The data came from the China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS) conducted in 2006 and two questionnaires for adults and communities were used. Subje...
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Medical Subject Headings: technology, industry, and agriculture
free text keywords: neighborhood, consumption, nutrition, risk, overnutrition, perspective, adults, health, diet
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