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Urban-Rural Disparities in Childhood Obesogenic Environments in the United States: Application of Differing Rural Definitions

Description
Analyzes rural versus urban differences in food and physical activity (PA) environments that contribute to childhood obesogenic environment index (COEI) scores. Utilizes multiple data sources to examine 6 food environment variables and 4 PA variables by rural-urban continuum codes, among other rural definitions. Discusses differences in COEI scores and implications for public health practices.
Author(s)
Marilyn E. Wende, M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Christiaan Abildso, Kara Davis, Andrew T. Kaczynski
Citation
Journal of Rural Health
Date
05/2022
Type
Document
Tagged as
Obesity and weight control · Public health · Rural definitions · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data