The relationship between the local food environments in low-income communities and obesity

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The relationship between the local food environments in low-income communities and obesity

 

Hypothesis: Individuals living in low-income communities are affected by their surroundings, more convenience stores and restaurants than the healthy food stores and supermarkets, and are more likely to be obese.

Research Objectives:

Identify where the sample population buys food regularly.

Identify where individuals eat regularly.

Find out how often individuals consume fast food.

Find out how individuals shop for food; either as they walk, by public transport, as the drive or through other means.

Identify the individual’s neighborhood area.

Find out if the individual has, in the last 6 months, at any time been hungry but had no money to buy food.

Based on the individual’s feedback, find out what he/she would do when they did not have money to buy food.

Find out if health food costs more than unhealthy food.

Find out how the individual considers themselves; in terms of their weight. Normal weight, Underweight, Overweight, Obese or has no idea.

Find out if the individual has a desire to eat healthy food, If so, find out what holds them back from eating healthy food.

Ask the individual to state what they consider when buying food; its nutritional value, price, taste or all.

Identify the individual’s gender.

State the individual’s age, should be between 18-65 years old.

Ask the individual they earn annually.

Ask the individual to state their ethnicity.

Respondents Profile:

Name of respondent:

Age:

Occupation and Income level (annually):

Education level:

Working Hours:

Introduction

The main aim of the interviews conducted using this guide is to draw the relationship between the local food environments in low-income communities and obesity. This is a balance guide that helps the research team to look into many important factors in determining the relationship. The guide provides for in.............


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