The rising prevalence of childhood obesity is a key public health issue worldwide. Limited evidence suggests that there may be interactions between environmental factors at a neighborhood level and the development of obesity, with the availability and accessibility of food outlets being potentially important.
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- Body Mass Index
- Body Weight
- Cross-Sectional Studies
- Diet Records
- Geographic Information Systems
- Residence Characteristics