Impact of neighbourhood food environment on food consumption in children aged 9-10 years in the UK SPEEDY (Sport, Physical Activity and Eating behaviour: Environmental Determinants in Young people) study

Paula Skidmore, Ailsa Welch, Esther van Sluijs, Andrew Jones, Ian Harvey, Flo Harrison, Simon Griffin, Aedín Cassidy

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Poor diet in childhood increases risk of obesity but the relationship between access to food and children's food choice is underexplored. We determined relationships between distance to and density of food outlets on children's food choice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1022-1030
Number of pages9
JournalPublic Health Nutrition
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010


  • Child
  • Choice Behavior
  • Commerce
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Diet Surveys
  • England
  • Environment
  • Exercise
  • Feeding Behavior
  • Female
  • Food Supply
  • Health Behavior
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Obesity
  • Residence Characteristics
  • Risk Factors

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