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Place Effects and Chronic Disease Rates in a Rural State: Evidence from a Triangulation of Methods

Description
Investigates the relationship between place effects, or food environment, and prevalence of chronic diseases in West Virginia. Features data and statistics on how areas with access to different food vendors (hot spots) and those that lack food providers (cold spots) impact diabetes and obesity rates, with information broken down by rural or urban setting.
Author(s)
Mohamed Shabani Kariburyo, Lauri Andress, Alan Collins, Paul Kinder
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(18), 6676
Date
09/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Income · Obesity and weight control · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · West Virginia