Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Primary

Data Collected

Other (food environment)

Study setting

City

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

Vulnerable (low-income households)

Sample size

n=23 (districts)

Inequities in the urban food environment of a Brazilian city./Food Security

Goal

Describes and investigates the community food environment in a large Brazilian city, discussing in particular the distribution of food establishments in districts with different degrees of socioeconomic vulnerability.

Results

A total of 23 districts (19.1%) of districts presented high or very high vulnerability. Establishments only or mainly selling UPF presented higher frequencies 52.7% in comparison to other categories throughout the city. The downtown district had most types of establishments. Districts fo greater vunerability had fewer establishments.

Authors

Leite MA, de Assis MM, do Carmo AS, Nogueira MC, Netto MP, Mendes LL.

Journal

DOI