How Close and How Much? Linking Health Outcomes to Built Environment Spatial Distributions

Abstract

Built environment features (BEFs) refer to aspects of the human constructed environment, which may in turn support or restrict health related behaviors and thus impact health. In this paper we are interested in understanding whether the spatial distribution and quantity of fast food restaurants (FFRs) influence the risk of obesity in schoolchildren.

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arxiv
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Adam Peterson
Graduate Research Assistant

Adam Peterson is Biostatistics PhD candidate at the University of Michigan.