Economic Research Report No. (ERR-195) 36 pp

September 2015

Food Choices and Store Proximity

This report investigates the correlation between living in low-income, low-access (LILA) areas and the purchase of 14 major food groups in order to estimate the effect on diet quality of living in LILA areas.

Keywords: access to supermarkets, food, transportation, food environment, low-income, diet and health, low access, LILA, foodstores, grocery stores

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Last updated: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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