Associations Between Obesity, Physical Inactivity, Healthcare Capacity, and the Built Environment: Geographic Information System Analysis
Explores the impacts healthcare capacity and the built environment have on obesity and physical inactivity. Identifies variations in rural versus urban areas relating to access to healthcare facilities and opportunities to exercise, based on demographic data obtained from a variety of secondary sources and then mapped to geographic locations with GIS. Includes county-level maps representing the study findings in South Carolina.
Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 15, 689-704
Access · County-by-county data · Infrastructure · Obesity and weight control · Rural-urban differences · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · South Carolina