Cover: Measuring the Physical Food Environment and Its Relationship with Obesity

Measuring the Physical Food Environment and Its Relationship with Obesity

Evidence from California

Published In: Public Health, v. 124, no. 2, Feb. 2010, p. 115-118

by Khoa Dang Truong, Meenakshi Maria Fernandes, Ruopeng An, Victoria Shier, Roland Sturm

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Abstract

This study proposes an alternative measure to the Retail Food Environment Index (RFEI) called the 'Physical Food Environment Indicator' (PFEI), and tests its association with adult body mass index (BMI) and obesity in California.

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