Where we live matters for our health. The social, economic, and physical features of neighborhoods can play a powerful role in health and longevity. Neighborhood concentration of poverty and poor health have been shown to be linked. Residing in low-income neighborhoods has been associated with diet related chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.
Discussion Paper Number
Downing, Janelle and Laraia, Barbara, "Supermarket Proximity and Price: Food Insecurity and Obesity in the United States" (2016). University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research Discussion Paper Series. 117.