Relative accessibility of supermarkets to fast food restaurants (Perceived)

Measure Definition:

This measure is based on a six item measure of perceived presence of food outlets in the neighborhood developed and tested by Liese and colleagues.


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

Barnes TL, Bell BA, Freedman DA, Colabianchi N, Liese AD. Do people really know what food retailers exist in their neighborhood? Examining GIS-based and perceived presence of retail food outlets in an eight-county region of South Carolina. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2015 Apr;13:31-40. doi: 10.1016/j.sste.2015.04.004. Epub 2015 May 9. PMID: 26046635; PMCID: PMC4457938.