Thornton's fast food availability (Perceived)

Measure Definition:

Respondents were asked to report how much they agreed or disagreed with statements related to fast food in their neighbourhood (are they affordable? (“FF in nhd affordable”); are they easily accessible? (“FF in nhd accessible”); and are they found in shops with convenient opening hours? (“FF in nhd has conv open hrs”).


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

Thornton, L. E., Lamb, K. E., & Ball, K. (2016). Fast food restaurant locations according to socioeconomic disadvantage, urban-regional locality, and schools within Victoria, Australia. SSM - population health, 2, 1–9.