What Influences Childhood Obesity?

by Matthew Lawlor on Sep 25, 2013 | Views: 71 | Score: 0
Obesity Rate
Low Income and Limited Grocery Access0.3
Low Income Only0.28
Limited Grocery Access Only0.25
Neither Low Income nor Limited Grocery Access0.26
% of Obese Children
Sources: gallup.com
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Matthew Lawlor
Matthew Lawlor on Sep 25, 2013 4:35 PM said:

While access to grocery stores was previously thought to be a primary factor in childhood obesity, new research suggests income is a more dominant factor. Children in low-income areas with access to grocery stores are typically more obese than those without access but with a more significant income.