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Pathways through which higher neighborhood crime is longitudinally associated with greater body mass index

Although crime and perceived safety are associated with obesity and body mass index (BMI), the pathways are less clear. Two likely pathways by which crime and perceived safety may impact obesity are through distress and physical activity. We examined data from 2013 to 2014 for 644 predominantly African-American adults (mean age 57 years; 77% female) living in low-income...

Timing and Duration of Obesity in Relation to Diabetes: Findings from an ethnically diverse, nationally representative sample

NATALIE S. THE PHD ANDREA S. RICHARDSON PENNY GORDON-LARSEN PHD E p i d e m i o l o g y / H e a l t h OBJECTIVEdThe influence on diabetes of the timing and duration of obesity across the highrisk

Neighborhood fast food restaurants and fast food consumption: A national study

Background Recent studies suggest that neighborhood fast food restaurant availability is related to greater obesity, yet few studies have investigated whether neighborhood fast food restaurant availability promotes fast food consumption. Our aim was to estimate the effect of neighborhood fast food availability on frequency of fast food consumption in a national sample of young...