Examining a Paradox: Obesity and Food-Stamp Participation in Louisiana

Chi-square analyses suggest that a number of individual variables can be good indicators of obesity, including race, income, the presence of children in the household, education, opinions about fat intake, and food-stamp participation. Although chi-square analyses suggest an increased likelihood of reporting food-stamp-program participation among obese primary grocery shoppers in Louisiana, preliminary multivariate results indicate that direct causality is not necessarily supported.


Issue Date:
2009-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/162123
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 40, Number 1
Page range:
78-82
Total Pages:
5




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