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Racial differences in the built environment--body mass index relationship? A geospatial analysis of adolescents in urban neighborhoods.

Duncan DT, Castro MC, Gortmaker SL, Aldstadt J, Melly SJ, Bennett GG.

Int J Health Geogr. 2012 Apr 26;11:11. doi: 10.1186/1476-072X-11-11.


The built environment and depressive symptoms among urban youth: A spatial regression study.

Duncan DT, Piras G, Dunn EC, Johnson RM, Melly SJ, Molnar BE.

Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;5:11-25. doi: 10.1016/j.sste.2013.03.001. Epub 2013 Mar 28.


The geography of recreational open space: influence of neighborhood racial composition and neighborhood poverty.

Duncan DT, Kawachi I, White K, Williams DR.

J Urban Health. 2013 Aug;90(4):618-31. doi: 10.1007/s11524-012-9770-y.


Characteristics of walkable built environments and BMI z-scores in children: evidence from a large electronic health record database.

Duncan DT, Sharifi M, Melly SJ, Marshall R, Sequist TD, Rifas-Shiman SL, Taveras EM.

Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Dec;122(12):1359-65. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307704. Epub 2014 Sep 23.


The built environment and risk of obesity in the United States: racial-ethnic disparities.

Wen M, Kowaleski-Jones L.

Health Place. 2012 Nov;18(6):1314-22. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.09.002. Epub 2012 Sep 18.


The role of neighborhood characteristics in racial/ethnic disparities in type 2 diabetes: results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey.

Piccolo RS, Duncan DT, Pearce N, McKinlay JB.

Soc Sci Med. 2015 Apr;130:79-90. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.041. Epub 2015 Feb 4.


The spatial clustering of obesity: does the built environment matter?

Huang R, Moudon AV, Cook AJ, Drewnowski A.

J Hum Nutr Diet. 2015 Dec;28(6):604-12. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12279. Epub 2014 Oct 3.


Linking childhood obesity to the built environment: a multi-level analysis of home and school neighbourhood factors associated with body mass index.

Gilliland JA, Rangel CY, Healy MA, Tucker P, Loebach JE, Hess PM, He M, Irwin JD, Wilk P.

Can J Public Health. 2012 Jul 26;103(9 Suppl 3):eS15-21.


Race, place, and obesity: the complex relationships among community racial/ethnic composition, individual race/ethnicity, and obesity in the United States.

Kirby JB, Liang L, Chen HJ, Wang Y.

Am J Public Health. 2012 Aug;102(8):1572-8. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300452. Epub 2012 Jun 14.


Assessing opportunities for physical activity in the built environment of children: interrelation between kernel density and neighborhood scale.

Buck C, Kneib T, Tkaczick T, Konstabel K, Pigeot I.

Int J Health Geogr. 2015 Dec 22;14:35. doi: 10.1186/s12942-015-0027-3.


Ethnic/racial disparities in adolescents' home food environments and linkages to dietary intake and weight status.

Larson N, Eisenberg ME, Berge JM, Arcan C, Neumark-Sztainer D.

Eat Behav. 2015 Jan;16:43-6. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.10.010. Epub 2014 Nov 1.


Independent and joint associations between multiple measures of the built and social environment and physical activity in a multi-ethnic urban community.

Schulz A, Mentz G, Johnson-Lawrence V, Israel BA, Max P, Zenk SN, Wineman J, Marans RW.

J Urban Health. 2013 Oct;90(5):872-87. doi: 10.1007/s11524-013-9793-z.


Obesity relationships with community design, physical activity, and time spent in cars.

Frank LD, Andresen MA, Schmid TL.

Am J Prev Med. 2004 Aug;27(2):87-96.


Disentangling neighborhood contextual associations with child body mass index, diet, and physical activity: the role of built, socioeconomic, and social environments.

Carroll-Scott A, Gilstad-Hayden K, Rosenthal L, Peters SM, McCaslin C, Joyce R, Ickovics JR.

Soc Sci Med. 2013 Oct;95:106-14. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.04.003. Epub 2013 Apr 10.


Race/ethnicity, residential segregation, and exposure to ambient air pollution: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

Jones MR, Diez-Roux AV, Hajat A, Kershaw KN, O'Neill MS, Guallar E, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Navas-Acien A.

Am J Public Health. 2014 Nov;104(11):2130-7. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302135. Epub 2014 Sep 11.


Spatial pattern of body mass index among adults in the diabetes study of Northern California (DISTANCE).

Laraia BA, Blanchard SD, Karter AJ, Jones-Smith JC, Warton M, Kersten E, Jerrett M, Moffet HH, Adler N, Schillinger D, Kelly M.

Int J Health Geogr. 2014 Dec 4;13:48. doi: 10.1186/1476-072X-13-48.


Neighborhood greenness and 2-year changes in body mass index of children and youth.

Bell JF, Wilson JS, Liu GC.

Am J Prev Med. 2008 Dec;35(6):547-53. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2008.07.006.


Regional differences in walking frequency and BMI: what role does the built environment play for Blacks and Whites?

Scott MM, Dubowitz T, Cohen DA.

Health Place. 2009 Sep;15(3):882-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.02.010. Epub 2009 Mar 6.


The role of neighborhood characteristics and the built environment in understanding racial/ethnic disparities in childhood obesity.

Sharifi M, Sequist TD, Rifas-Shiman SL, Melly SJ, Duncan DT, Horan CM, Smith RL, Marshall R, Taveras EM.

Prev Med. 2016 Oct;91:103-109. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.07.009. Epub 2016 Jul 9.


Neighborhood environments and obesity among Afro-Caribbean, African American, and Non-Hispanic white adults in the United States: results from the National Survey of American Life.

Sullivan SM, Brashear MM, Broyles ST, Rung AL.

Prev Med. 2014 Apr;61:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.12.023. Epub 2013 Dec 28.


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