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U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Environment Atlas

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 13:09
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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
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Washington, DC
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Description: The Food Atlas assembles statistics on three broad food environment factors: food choices, health and well-being, community characteristics. The two objectives of the Atlas are to assemble statistics on food environment indicators to stimulate research on the determinants of food choices and diet quality, and to provide a spatial overview of a community’s ability to access healthy food.

Population: Uses data from various sources and years to create maps of indicators of the food environment by state or by county.

Periodicity: Data are available from 2011-2018.

Additional relevant topics covered in this dataset: Food choices, community characteristics.

(Information adapted from the publisher)

For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.

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