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Variety and quality of healthy foods differ according to neighbourhood deprivation.

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This study addresses a gap in the food environment literature by investigating spatial differences in the inter relationship of price, variety and quality of food in southern England. We conducted a survey of all grocery stores (n=195) in the city of Southampton, UK, and ranked neighbourhoods according to national quintiles of deprivation. We found no difference in availability or cheapest price across neighbourhoods. However, the poorest neighbourhoods had less variety of healthy products an...

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Journal:
Health and place
Volume:
18
Issue:
6
Pages:
1292-1299
Publication date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1873-2054
ISSN:
1353-8292
URN:
uuid:eecb4273-5a94-45b0-a24e-37e4c72097d7
Source identifiers:
356223
Local pid:
pubs:356223

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