MESA Neighborhood Study's Fast food restaurant accessibility (Perceived)

Measure Definition:

There are many opportunities to purchase fast foods in my neighborhood.
Rated on 5-point scale (1 strongly agree, 2 agree, 3 neutral (neither agree nor disagree), 4 disagree, 5 strongly disagree).


Built Environment

Construct Definition (and Source):

The man-made physical elements of the environment (e.g., homes, buildings, streets, open spaces, and infrastructure). (MeSH)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Moore LV, Diez Roux AV, Nettleton JA, Jacobs DR, Franco M. Fast-food consumption, diet quality, and neighborhood exposure to fast food: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Jul 1;170(1):29-36. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwp090. Epub 2009 May 8. PMID: 19429879; PMCID: PMC2733038.