Factors Influencing Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Increasing obesity rates and associated poor diets are a major concern in the U.S. The USDA recommends that Americans increase fruit and vegetable intake. This study examines produce availability in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Results indicate that competition, store type, and income may be associated with produce availability.


Issue Date:
2015-01
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/196807
Total Pages:
15
JEL Codes:
Q00




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