OBESITY AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY IN AMERICA: CULTURAL AND EMPIRICAL DETERMINANTS
作者: Kristen E. Broady Aisha G. Meeks Curtis Todd
刊名: Journal of Academy of Business and Economics™, 2017, Vol.17 (1)
来源数据库: International Academy of Business and Economics
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18374/JABE-17-1.7
关键词: ObesityRaceCultureUnited StatesCounty Data
原始语种摘要: This study provides an analysis of the cultural and empirical determinants of county level obesity rates in the United States and advances the discourse on the intergenerational transmission of culture with respect to food choices, preparation, and consumption. This study extends the theoretical framework to include the intersectionality of race, gender, location, household and lifestyle, all of which contribute to an overlapping and interdependent system of food inequality. An ordinary least squares regression model captures the attributes of counties that plausibly govern the variation in obesity rates across counties and regions. The principal finding is that African American percentage, rural location, limited access to healthy food options, unemployment and the percentage of single...
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  • household 
  • interdependent 互相依存
  • unemployment 失业
  • consumption 消耗
  • income 收入
  • empirical 经验的
  • rates 地方税
  • options 保留购买权
  • percentage 百分数
  • county