Published: March 2009

ID #: 63155

Journal: Health Place

Authors: Kwate NO, Yau CY, Loh JM, Williams D

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This paper documents the relation between racial and socioeconomic inequalities and the density of fast food in New York City. The researchers found that areas that were predominantly Black had higher densities of fast food than predominantly White areas, regardless of income level. Such results highlight the need to develop policy-level interventions to address racial disparities in food environments.

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