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A systematic review of the influence of the retail food environment around schools on obesity-related outcomes

Abstract:

The high prevalence of childhood obesity has led to questions about the influence of 'obesogenic' environments on children's health. Public health interventions targeting the retail food environment around schools have been proposed, but it is unclear if they are evidence based. This systematic review investigates associations between food outlets near schools and children's food purchases, consumption and body weight. We conducted a keyword search in 10 databases. Inclusion criteria required...

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10.1111/obr.12142

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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The Bodleian Health Care Libraries
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Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal:
Obesity Reviews
Volume:
15
Issue:
5
Pages:
359-374
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-789X
ISSN:
1467-7881
URN:
uuid:c243b68e-7886-4bf4-85e2-c926c3ef6723
Source identifiers:
464326
Local pid:
pubs:464326

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