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Food Availability -perceived
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Construct Name: Food Availability -perceived
Definition of Construct: Availability: Presence or adequacy of healthy and less healthy food products
Affordability: Food prices and people’s perceptions of worth relative to costs
Related Content Area(s):
  • Environment
  • Nutrition
Theoretical Foundation: We selected Caspi’s adaptation of Penchansky and Thomas’s 1981 model (Caspi 2012) as a starting point, though consider accessibility to also encompass presence and number (counts) of food outlets within a given area based on prior studies (e.g., Apparacio 2008; Talen and Anselin 1998).
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Keywords: Food access; Food environment; Food availability; Food prices; Affordability; Neighborhood
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(Last Updated: 3/23/2018 10:39:40 AM by Cay Loria)


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