Association Between the Food and Physical Activity Environment, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Health Across Maine Counties
Study examining associations between demographic and environmental factors, such as food availability and access to fitness facilities, and prevalence of obesity and poor cardiovascular health (CVH) in the predominantly rural state of Maine. Includes relationships between individual characteristics, like age and income, and risk factors for poor CVH, including smoking, physical inactivity, obesity, poor diet, and diabetes.
Allison Briggs, Adam Black, F. Lee Lucas, Andrea Siewers, Kathleen Fairfield
BMC Public Health, 19(1), 374
Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Maine