Variations in Obesity Rates between US Counties: Impacts of Activity Access, Food Environments, and Settlement Patterns
Describes differences in obesity rates among U.S. counties
based on rurality, region, poverty level, and ethnicity.
Analyzes access to physical activity facilities, food
environments, and settlement patterns, defined as
residential density and car dependence, to determine
potential explanations for geographic variations.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(9), 1023
Access · County-by-county data · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences