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Measuring the Food and Built Environments in Urban Centres: Reliability and Validity of the EURO-PREVOB Community Questionnaire

Creator:

Pomerleau, J., et al

Subject Keywords: Community-level data, Data tools, Environmental factors, Dietary intake, Physical activity
Set: Obesity
Type: Article
Region: International (other)
Description:

The authors designed an instrument to measure objectively aspects of the built and food environments in urban areas, the EURO-PREVOB Community Questionnaire, within the EU-funded project ‘Tackling the social and economic determinants of nutrition and physical activity for the prevention of obesity across Europe’ (EURO-PREVOB).

This paper describes its development, reliability, validity, feasibility and relevance to public health and obesity research.The Community Questionnaire is designed to measure key aspects of the food and built environments in urban areas of varying levels of affluence or deprivation, within different countries. The questionnaire assesses (1) the food environment and (2) the built environment.

Date:

21/12/2012

Rights: © The Authors
Suggested citation:

Pomerleau, J., et al. (2012) Measuring the Food and Built Environments in Urban Centres: Reliability and Validity of the EURO-PREVOB Community Questionnaire [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/399486 [Accessed: 27th May 2017].

  

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