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Spatial-Temporal Modeling of Neighborhood Sociodemographic Characteristics and Food Stores

: Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Archana P. Lamichhane, Pasquale Rummo, Penny Gordon-Larsen

Associations of built food environment with body mass index and waist circumference among youth with diabetes

BackgroundYouth with diabetes are at increased risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease complications. However, less is known about the influence of built food environment on health outcomes in this population. The aim of this study was to explore the associations of accessibility and availability of supermarkets and fast food outlets with Body Mass Index (BMI) z-score and...

Validation of 3 Food Outlet Databases: Completeness and Geospatial Accuracy in Rural and Urban Food Environments

Despite interest in the built food environment, little is known about the validity of commonly used secondary data. The authors conducted a comprehensive field census identifying the locations of all food outlets using a handheld global positioning system in 8 counties in South Carolina (2008–2009). Secondary data were obtained from 2 commercial companies, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc...

Neighborhood level risk factors for type 1 diabetes in youth: the SEARCH case-control study

Background European ecologic studies suggest higher socioeconomic status is associated with higher incidence of type 1 diabetes. Using data from a case-control study of diabetes among racially/ethnically diverse youth in the United States (U.S.), we aimed to evaluate the independent impact of neighborhood characteristics on type 1 diabetes risk. Data were available for 507 youth...

Association of Intrauterine Exposure to Maternal Diabetes and Obesity With Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: The SEARCH Case-Control Study

DANA DABELEA ELIZABETH J. MAYER-DAVIS PHD ARCHANA P. LAMICHHANE RALPH B. D'AGOSTINO JR. ANGELA D. LIESE PHD KENDRA S. VEHIK K.M. VENKAT NARAYAN PHILLIP ZEITLER RICHARD F. HAMMAN C a r d i o v a s c