Association of Neighborhood Geographic Spatial Factors With Rates of Childhood Obesity.

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Summary of "Association of Neighborhood Geographic Spatial Factors With Rates of Childhood Obesity."

Childhood obesity is a principal public health concern. Understanding the geographic distribution of childhood obesity can inform the design and delivery of interventions.


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Name: JAMA network open
ISSN: 2574-3805
Pages: e180954


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