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  1. ncbi Food prices, access to food outlets and child weight
    Lisa M Powell
    Department of Economics and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Rm 558, MC 275, Chicago, IL 60608, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:64-72. 2009
  2. pmc The geography of Fast Food outlets: a review
    Lorna K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2290-308. 2010
  3. pmc The contextual effect of the local food environment on residents' diets: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1761-7. 2002
  4. pmc Fast food restaurants and food stores: longitudinal associations with diet in young to middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study
    Janne Boone-Heinonen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1162-70. 2011
  5. pmc The contribution of expanding portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic
    Lisa R Young
    Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University, New York City, 10012 1172, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:246-9. 2002
  6. ncbi Role of food prepared away from home in the American diet, 1977-78 versus 1994-96: changes and consequences
    Joanne F Guthrie
    US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:140-50. 2002
  7. pmc Fast-food and full-service restaurant consumption among children and adolescents: effect on energy, beverage, and nutrient intake
    Lisa M Powell
    Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:14-20. 2013
  8. ncbi The foodscape: classification and field validation of secondary data sources
    Amelia A Lake
    Applied Biosciences, School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Ellison Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18ST, UK
    Health Place 16:666-73. 2010
  9. ncbi Measuring the food environment using geographical information systems: a methodological review
    Hélène Charreire
    UMR INSERM U 557 INRA U 1125 CNAM, University Paris 13, CRNH IdF, Bobigny, France
    Public Health Nutr 13:1773-85. 2010
  10. pmc Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii51-8. 2006

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  1. ncbi Food prices, access to food outlets and child weight
    Lisa M Powell
    Department of Economics and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, Rm 558, MC 275, Chicago, IL 60608, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:64-72. 2009
    ..the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association and outlet density data on fast food and full-service restaurants and supermarkets, grocery stores and convenience stores obtained from Dun & Bradstreet...
  2. pmc The geography of Fast Food outlets: a review
    Lorna K Fraser
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2290-308. 2010
    ..There is potential for land use policies to have an influence on the location of new FF outlets. Further research should incorporate good quality data on FF consumption, weight and physical activity...
  3. pmc The contextual effect of the local food environment on residents' diets: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kimberly Morland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1761-7. 2002
    ..We studied the association between the local food environment and residents' report of recommended dietary intake...
  4. pmc Fast food restaurants and food stores: longitudinal associations with diet in young to middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study
    Janne Boone-Heinonen
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1162-70. 2011
    ..has led to policy strategies to reduce food deserts--neighborhoods with little or no access to healthy foods--by limiting fast food restaurants and small food stores and increasing access to supermarkets in low-income neighborhoods.
  5. pmc The contribution of expanding portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic
    Lisa R Young
    Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University, New York City, 10012 1172, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:246-9. 2002
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  6. ncbi Role of food prepared away from home in the American diet, 1977-78 versus 1994-96: changes and consequences
    Joanne F Guthrie
    US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:140-50. 2002
    ..To examine changes, between 1977-78 and 1994-96, in the quantity and quality of food Americans consumed that was prepared at home versus away from home...
  7. pmc Fast-food and full-service restaurant consumption among children and adolescents: effect on energy, beverage, and nutrient intake
    Lisa M Powell
    Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:14-20. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of fast-food and full-service restaurant consumption on total energy intake, dietary indicators, and beverage consumption...
  8. ncbi The foodscape: classification and field validation of secondary data sources
    Amelia A Lake
    Applied Biosciences, School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Ellison Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18ST, UK
    Health Place 16:666-73. 2010
    ..6%), while Yell.com and the Yellow Pages were low (51.2% and 50.9%, respectively). To improve the quality of secondary data, multiple sources should be used in order to achieve a realistic picture of the foodscape...
  9. ncbi Measuring the food environment using geographical information systems: a methodological review
    Hélène Charreire
    UMR INSERM U 557 INRA U 1125 CNAM, University Paris 13, CRNH IdF, Bobigny, France
    Public Health Nutr 13:1773-85. 2010
    ..Through a literature review, we investigated the geographic information systems (GIS) methods used to define the food environment and the types of spatial measurements they generate...
  10. pmc Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey
    G T Fong
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii51-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the psychosocial and behavioural impact of the first ever national level comprehensive workplace smoke-free law, implemented in Ireland in March 2004...
  11. pmc Association between neighborhood need and spatial access to food stores and fast food restaurants in neighborhoods of colonias
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Texas Healthy Aging Research Network TxHAN and Center for Community Health Development, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:9. 2009
    ..access: 1) distance to the nearest food store and fast food restaurant and 2) coverage (number) of food stores and fast food restaurants within a specified network distance of neighborhood areas of colonias, using ground-truthed methods.
  12. ncbi Fast-food consumption among US adults and children: dietary and nutrient intake profile
    Sahasporn Paeratakul
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1332-8. 2003
    ..To examine the dietary profile associated with fast-food use. To compare the dietary intake of individuals on the day that they ate fast food with the day that fast food was not eaten...
  13. ncbi Field validation of secondary commercial data sources on the retail food outlet environment in the U.S
    Lisa M Powell
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, M C 275, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Health Place 17:1122-31. 2011
    ..on classification of outlet type, including supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, full-service restaurants and fast food restaurants...
  14. ncbi Eating out of home and its association with dietary intake: a systematic review of the evidence
    C Lachat
    Nutrition and Child Health Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Obes Rev 13:329-46. 2012
    ..Although the studies were cross-sectional and heterogeneous in the way they classified eating OH, we conclude that eating OH is a risk factor for higher energy and fat intake and lower micronutrient intake...
  15. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
    ..We assessed the impact of restaurant menu calorie labels on food choices and intake...
  16. ncbi Dissecting obesogenic environments: the development and application of a framework for identifying and prioritizing environmental interventions for obesity
    B Swinburn
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Prev Med 29:563-70. 1999
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  17. ncbi Energy, saturated fat, and sodium were lower in entrées at chain restaurants at 18 months compared with 6 months following the implementation of mandatory menu labeling regulation in King County, Washington
    Barbara Bruemmer
    Emeritus, Program in Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1169-76. 2012
    ..Policies on menu labeling have been proposed as a method to improve the food environment. However, there is little information on the nutrient content of chain restaurant menu items and changes over time...
  18. pmc Calorie menu labeling on quick-service restaurant menus: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Jonas J Swartz
    Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:135. 2011
    ..Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 mandates that calorie labels be added to menu boards of chain restaurants with 20 or more locations...
  19. pmc Looking at the label and beyond: the effects of calorie labels, health consciousness, and demographics on caloric intake in restaurants
    Brenna Ellison
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 321 Mumford Hall, 1301 W, Gregory Dr, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:21. 2013
    ....
  20. ncbi Social inequalities in food exposure around schools in an urban area
    Yan Kestens
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine and Central Hospital Research Center, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 39:33-40. 2010
    ..Although the positive association between area-level deprivation and fast-food outlets offering high-calorie foods has been well documented, few studies have evaluated food sources around school settings...
  21. pmc Clustering of fast-food restaurants around schools: a novel application of spatial statistics to the study of food environments
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1575-81. 2005
    We examined the concentration of fast food restaurants in areas proximal to schools to characterize school neighborhood food environments.
  22. ncbi Assessment of exposure to secondhand smoke at outdoor bars and family restaurants in Athens, Georgia, using salivary cotinine
    J C Hall
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:698-704. 2009
    ..to measure salivary cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, in subjects aged 21-30 exposed to SHS outside bars and restaurants in Athens, Georgia...
  23. ncbi Fast foods, energy density and obesity: a possible mechanistic link
    A M Prentice
    MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Obes Rev 4:187-94. 2003
    ..Among regular consumers they are likely to result in the accidental consumption of excess energy and hence to promote weight gain and obesity...
  24. pmc Changes in energy content of lunchtime purchases from fast food restaurants after introduction of calorie labelling: cross sectional customer surveys
    Tamara Dumanovsky
    BMJ 343:d4464. 2011
    To assess the impact of fast food restaurants adding calorie labelling to menu items on the energy content of individual purchases.
  25. pmc Support for and reported compliance with smoke-free restaurants and bars by smokers in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii34-41. 2006
    To explore determinants of support for and reported compliance with smoke-free policies in restaurants and bars across the four countries of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.
  26. ncbi Obesity-promoting food environments and the spatial clustering of food outlets around schools
    Peter L Day
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Prev Med 40:113-21. 2011
    ..The proximity of fast-food and convenience stores to schools may enhance access to unhealthy foods and have a negative impact on diet...
  27. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke in bars and restaurants in Santiago, Chile: evaluation of partial smoking ban legislation in public places
    Marcia Erazo
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Tob Control 19:469-74. 2010
    To compare air nicotine concentrations according to the smoking policy selected by bars/restaurants in Santiago, Chile before and after the enactment of partial smoking ban legislation in 2007 (establishments could be smoke free, have ..
  28. ncbi Nutrition Environment Measures Study in restaurants (NEMS-R): development and evaluation
    Brian E Saelens
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:273-81. 2007
    Americans are increasingly eating out, but nutrition environments in restaurants are poorly understood...
  29. ncbi Why eat at fast-food restaurants: reported reasons among frequent consumers
    Sarah A Rydell
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:2066-70. 2008
    A convenience sample of adolescents and adults who regularly eat at fast-food restaurants were recruited to participate in an experimental trial to examine the effect of nutrition labeling on meal choices...
  30. ncbi Targeting the taqueria: implementing healthy food options at Mexican American restaurants
    Krista D Hanni
    Monterey County Health Department, Salinas, California, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:91S-99S. 2009
    ..The authors present: (a) a comparison of service/entrée options for Salinas taquerias (n = 35) and fast-food restaurants ( n = 38) at baseline, (b) a case study of one taqueria, (c) a description of a healthy nutrition tool kit ..
  31. pmc Fast-food consumption, diet quality, and neighborhood exposure to fast food: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Latetia V Moore
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:29-36. 2009
    ..Results show that fast-food consumption and neighborhood fast-food exposure are associated with poorer diet. Interventions that reduce exposure to fast food and/or promote individual behavior change may be helpful...
  32. pmc A community-based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in Somerville, Massachusetts: Shape Up Somerville
    Christina D Economos
    New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition, John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Ave, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A102. 2009
    ..Because many US families frequently eat meals outside of the home, restaurants are an environmental factor that can affect their health...
  33. ncbi Increased portion size leads to increased energy intake in a restaurant meal
    Nicole Diliberti
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 6502, USA
    Obes Res 12:562-8. 2004
    Eating frequently in restaurants is one of the behaviors associated with obesity. This study examined whether increasing the portion size of an entrée affected energy intake at a restaurant meal.
  34. ncbi Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey
    Shanthy A Bowman
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:112-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that fast-food consumption adversely affects dietary factors linked to obesity risk...
  35. ncbi Workers' experience of slipping in U.S. limited-service restaurants
    Santosh K Verma
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 7:491-500. 2010
    ..A total of 475 workers from 36 limited-service restaurants in six U.S. states participated in a 12-week prospective cohort study on slipping in the workplace...
  36. ncbi Calorie labeling and food choices: a first look at the effects on low-income people in New York City
    Brian Elbel
    Division of General Internal Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1110-21. 2009
    ..Receipts and survey responses were collected from 1,156 adults at fast-food restaurants in low-income, minority New York communities...
  37. ncbi Secondhand smoke exposure in bars and restaurants in Guatemala City: before and after smoking ban evaluation
    Joaquin Barnoya
    Cardiovascular Unit of Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Cancer Causes Control 22:151-6. 2011
    In February 2009, Guatemala implemented a comprehensive smoking ban. We assessed air nicotine levels in bars and restaurants 6 months after the ban (post-ban) and compared them with levels found in 2006 (pre-ban).
  38. pmc The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesity
    Jennifer L Pomeranz
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1192-7. 2011
    ..Health departments have many options to effect change in the incidence of obesity but need the support of other government entities and officials...
  39. ncbi Prevalence and levels of Bacillus cereus emetic toxin in rice dishes randomly collected from restaurants and comparison with the levels measured in a recent foodborne outbreak
    Laurence Delbrassinne
    Food, Medicines, and Consumer Safety, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:809-14. 2012
    ..The occurrence of cereulide in rice dishes collected from various restaurants was therefore evaluated using the liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry method, which ..
  40. ncbi Time scarcity and food choices: an overview
    Jennifer Jabs
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appetite 47:196-204. 2006
    ..This paper presents an overview of time issues related to food choices and discuss applications of time research for nutrition and health researchers, policy makers, and practitioners interested in food choice...
  41. pmc Consumer purchasing patterns in response to calorie labeling legislation in New York City
    Maya K Vadiveloo
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University, 35 West 4th St, NY, NY 10012 USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:51. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether point-of-purchase calorie labels in New York City (NYC) chain restaurants affected food purchasing patterns in a sample of lower income adults in NYC and Newark, NJ.
  42. pmc Consumer estimation of recommended and actual calories at fast food restaurants
    Brian Elbel
    NYU School of Medicine, NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1971-8. 2011
    ..localities across the United States have passed laws requiring the mandatory labeling of calories in all chain restaurants, including fast food restaurants. This policy is set to be implemented at the federal level...
  43. ncbi A cross-sectional study on levels of secondhand smoke in restaurants and bars in five cities in China
    R L Liu
    Chinese National Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beiing, China
    Tob Control 20:397-402. 2011
    To assess indoor secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in restaurants and bars via PM(2.5) level measurements in five cities in China.
  44. pmc Neighborhood fast food restaurants and fast food consumption: a national study
    Andrea S Richardson
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:543. 2011
    ..Our aim was to estimate the effect of neighborhood fast food availability on frequency of fast food consumption in a national sample of young adults, a population at high risk for obesity...
  45. pmc Local food outlets, weight status, and dietary intake: associations in children aged 9-10 years
    Amy Jennings
    School of Medicine and School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 40:405-10. 2011
    ..Limited evidence suggests that there may be interactions between environmental factors at a neighborhood level and the development of obesity, with the availability and accessibility of food outlets being potentially important...
  46. pmc Zoning for health? The year-old ban on new fast-food restaurants in South LA
    Roland Sturm
    RAND in Santa Monica, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1088-97. 2009
    ..We argue that the premises for the ban were questionable. For example, the density of fast-food chain restaurants per capita is actually higher in other parts of Los Angeles than in South LA...
  47. pmc Regular consumption from fast food establishments relative to other restaurants is differentially associated with metabolic outcomes in young adults
    Kiyah J Duffey
    Department of Nutrition, Schools of Public Health and Medicine, and 4Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
    J Nutr 139:2113-8. 2009
    ..15 kg (CI, 0.06, 0.24), respectively] and waist circumference [0.08 cm (CI, 0.02, 0.14) and 0.12 cm (CI, 0.04, 0.20), respectively]. Fast food consumption may be an important target for the prevention of adverse metabolic health outcomes...
  48. pmc Obesity and the built environment: does the density of neighborhood fast-food outlets matter?
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:203-9. 2009
    ..Examine variation in obesity among older adults relative to the joint influences of density of neighborhood fast food outlets and residents' behavioral, psychosocial, and sociodemographic characteristics...
  49. ncbi Measuring local food environments: an overview of available methods and measures
    Bridget Kelly
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    Health Place 17:1284-93. 2011
    ..A summary and critique of these measures are provided...
  50. pmc Smoking behaviour, involuntary smoking, attitudes towards smoke-free legislations, and tobacco control activities in the European Union
    Jose M Martínez-Sánchez
    Tobacco Control Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e13881. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi Obesity and the community food environment: a systematic review
    Joanna E Holsten
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing and Graduate Program of Public Health Studies, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:397-405. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between obesity and the community and/or consumer food environment...
  52. pmc Childhood obesity and neighborhood food-store availability in an inner-city community
    Maida P Galvez
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:339-43. 2009
    Prior studies have shown an association between fast-food restaurants and adolescent body size. Less is known about the influence of neighborhood food stores on a child's body size...
  53. ncbi Effect of the Italian smoking ban on population rates of acute coronary events
    Giulia Cesaroni
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Unit ASL RME, Via Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Circulation 117:1183-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated changes in the frequency of acute coronary events in Rome, Italy, after the introduction of legislation that banned smoking in all indoor public places in January 2005...
  54. pmc How smoke-free laws improve air quality: a global study of Irish pubs
    Gregory N Connolly
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:600-5. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that levels of respirable suspended particles, an important marker of secondhand smoke, would be significantly lower in smoke-free Irish pubs than in pubs that allowed smoking...
  55. ncbi Neighbourhood fast food outlets and obesity in children and adults: the CLAN Study
    David A Crawford
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:249-56. 2008
    ..We examined associations between density of and proximity to fast food outlets and body weight in a sample of children (137 aged 8-9 years and 243 aged 13-15 years) and their parents (322 fathers and 362 mothers)...
  56. ncbi Fast food costs and adolescent body mass index: evidence from panel data
    Lisa M Powell
    Department of Economics and Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Health Econ 28:963-70. 2009
    ..Analyses also control for contextual factors including general food prices and the availability of full-service restaurants, supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores and commercial physical activity-related facilities...
  57. pmc Body mass index, neighborhood fast food and restaurant concentration, and car ownership
    Sanae Inagami
    General Internal Medicine, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:683-95. 2009
    ..Increased geographic access to fast food outlets and other restaurants may contribute to higher levels of obesity, especially in individuals who rely largely on the local environment ..
  58. pmc Attacking the obesity epidemic: the potential health benefits of providing nutrition information in restaurants
    Scot Burton
    Department of Marketing and Logistics, Sam M Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1669-75. 2006
    Requiring restaurants to present nutrition information on menus is under consideration as a potential way to slow the increasing prevalence of obesity...
  59. ncbi Eating out in America, 1987-2000: trends and nutritional correlates
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
    Prev Med 38:243-9. 2004
    ..To address this issue, we examined trends in frequency of consumption of commercially prepared (CP) meals reported by Americans aged > or =18 years, and its nutritional correlates...
  60. ncbi Proximity of fast food restaurants to schools: do neighborhood income and type of school matter?
    Paul A Simon
    Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 3530 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, USA
    Prev Med 47:284-8. 2008
    To investigate the proximity of fast food restaurants to public schools and examine proximity by neighborhood income and school level (elementary, middle, or high school).
  61. pmc Disparities in the food environment surrounding US middle and high schools
    Roland Sturm
    RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
    Public Health 122:681-90. 2008
    ..This study analyses the food environment surrounding all public middle and high schools in the USA...
  62. pmc Economic effect of a smoke-free law in a tobacco-growing community
    Mark K Pyles
    School of Business and Economics, College of Charleston, 5 Liberty Street, Suite 400, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tob Control 16:66-8. 2007
    To determine whether Lexington, Kentucky's smoke-free law affected employment and business closures in restaurants and bars...
  63. ncbi Race and food store availability in an inner-city neighbourhood
    Maida P Galvez
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:624-31. 2008
    ..Less is known about whether differences in availability of resources by African American or Latino race/ethnicity exist within a single minority community...
  64. ncbi Portion sizes and obesity: responses of fast-food companies
    Lisa R Young
    New York University, Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York, NY 10012, USA
    J Public Health Policy 28:238-48. 2007
    ..These observations suggest that voluntary efforts by fast-food companies to reduce portion sizes are unlikely to be effective, and that policy approaches are needed to reduce energy intake from fast food...
  65. ncbi Association between commercial television exposure and fast-food consumption among adults
    Maree Scully
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:105-10. 2009
    ..To examine the association between television advertising exposure and adults' consumption of fast foods...
  66. ncbi Employment change for bars and restaurants following a statewide clean indoor air policy
    Elizabeth G Klein
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, College of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S16-22. 2010
    ..Despite numerous studies where no significant economic effects were associated with clean indoor air policies, concerns persist that such policies will have a severe, negative effect on alcohol-licensed businesses...
  67. ncbi Association between the food retail environment surrounding schools and overweight in Canadian youth
    Laura M Seliske
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 12:1384-91. 2009
    ..There is growing interest in how the physical environment influences obesity. Few studies have considered how the food retail environment surrounding schools influences overweight in students...
  68. pmc Impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke in offices and hospitality venues: before-and-after study
    Manel Nebot
    Public Health Agency, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:344-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the study is to assess the impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in enclosed workplaces, including hospitality venues...
  69. ncbi Determinants of children's use of and time spent in fast-food and full-service restaurants
    Alex McIntosh
    Department of Sociology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:142-9. 2011
    Identify parental and children's determinants of children's use of and time spent in fast-food (FF) and full-service (FS) restaurants.
  70. ncbi Second-hand smoke levels in Israeli bars, pubs and cafes before and after implementation of smoke-free legislation
    Laura J Rosen
    Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Public Health 21:15-20. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess changes in air quality in popular Israeli bars, pubs and cafes after the implementation of law, and to examine changes in patron numbers, percentage of smoking patrons and venue-seating sections...
  71. ncbi Food marketing to children through toys: response of restaurants to the first U.S. toy ordinance
    Jennifer J Otten
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:56-60. 2012
    ..b>Restaurants had many different options for complying with this ordinance, such as introducing more healthful menu options, ..
  72. pmc Energy intake from restaurants: demographics and socioeconomics, 2003-2008
    Lisa M Powell
    Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:498-504. 2012
    ..Eating food away from home and restaurant consumption have increased over the past few decades...
  73. ncbi Availability and accessibility of healthier options and nutrition information at New Zealand fast food restaurants
    Ashmita Chand
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
    Appetite 58:227-33. 2012
    ..for policy and food industry include: consideration of mandatory menu labelling, increasing the percentage of healthier options available, and improving the nutrient content of regular options at New Zealand fast food restaurants.
  74. ncbi [Estimation of the excess of lung cancer mortality risk associated to environmental tobacco smoke exposure of hospitality workers]
    M José López
    Servei d Avaluació i Mètodes d Intervenció, Agència de Salut Pública, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 126:13-4. 2006
    ..To estimate the excess lung cancer mortality risk associated with environmental tobacco (ETS) smoke exposure among hospitality workers. The estimation was done using objective measures in several hospitality settings in Barcelona...
  75. ncbi Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis
    Mark A Pereira
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Lancet 365:36-42. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate the association between reported fast-food habits and changes in bodyweight and insulin resistance over a 15-year period in the USA...
  76. ncbi Economic impacts of the Pueblo Smoke-Free Air Act
    Walter F Young
    Research Section, Klein Buendel Inc, 1667 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:340-3. 2010
    ..Pueblo Smoke-Free Air Act [PSFAA]) that prohibited smoking in public places and workplaces, including taverns and restaurants. Opponents to this ordinance argued that it would have a negative impact on tavern and restaurant sales.
  77. ncbi Feasibility of voluntary menu labeling among locally owned restaurants
    John W Britt
    Office of Community Assessment at the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, WA, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:18-24. 2011
    ..The objective was to recruit locally owned restaurants to voluntarily post basic nutrition information on their menus or menu boards...
  78. pmc Air contamination due to smoking in German restaurants, bars, and other venues--before and after the implementation of a partial smoking ban
    Florian Gleich
    Unit Cancer Prevention and WHO Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Control, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1155-60. 2011
    ..5) in 2005 and 2009, that is, before and after the legislation was implemented...
  79. ncbi A continuous common-source outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with changes to the preparation of chicken liver pâté
    M C O'Leary
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training EPIET, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiol Infect 137:383-8. 2009
    ..Chicken liver pâté was the most likely vehicle of infection. This outbreak illustrates the hazards associated with undercooking Campylobacter-contaminated food...
  80. ncbi A review of environmental influences on food choices
    Nicole Larson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ann Behav Med 38:S56-73. 2009
    ....
  81. ncbi Obesogenic neighbourhoods: the impact of neighbourhood restaurants and convenience stores on adolescents' food consumption behaviours
    Meizi He
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, The University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:2331-9. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between the neighbourhood food environment and dietary intake among adolescents...
  82. ncbi Fine particulate matter measurements in Swiss restaurants, cafés and bars: what is the effect of spatial separation between smoking and non-smoking areas?
    A Huss
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg, Bern, Switzerland
    Indoor Air 20:52-60. 2010
    We performed 124 measurements of particulate matter (PM(2.5)) in 95 hospitality venues such as restaurants, bars, cafés, and a disco, which had differing smoking regulations...
  83. ncbi A prospective study of floor surface, shoes, floor cleaning and slipping in US limited-service restaurant workers
    Santosh K Verma
    Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 68:279-85. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between floor surface characteristics, slip-resistant shoes, floor cleaning frequency and the risk of slipping in limited-service restaurant workers...
  84. ncbi Effects of clean indoor air laws on bar and restaurant revenue in Minnesota cities
    Natalie M Collins
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:S10-5. 2010
    In recent years, local governments have strengthened laws to prohibit smoking in bars and restaurants to promote patron and employee health...
  85. ncbi Economic effects of Ohio's smoke-free law on Kentucky and Ohio border counties
    Mark K Pyles
    School of Business, College of Charleston, 5 Liberty Street, Suite 400, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tob Control 20:73-6. 2011
    ..In November 2006, Ohio implemented a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law for all indoor workplaces...
  86. ncbi Contribution of fine particulate matter sources to indoor exposure in bars, restaurants, and cafes
    B J Daly
    Institute for Work and Health Institut universitaire romand de Santé au Travail, University of Lausanne and University of Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Indoor Air 20:204-12. 2010
    ..5)) in the non-smoking sections of bars, cafes, and restaurants in central Zurich. PM(2.5)-exposure was determined with a nephelometer...
  87. ncbi Is nonsmoking dangerous to the health of restaurants? The effect of California's indoor smoking ban on restaurant revenues
    Lisa Stolzenberg
    School of Policy and Management, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Eval Rev 31:75-92. 2007
    ..This legislation effectively banned indoor smoking in all public and private workplaces including restaurants. Many restaurant owners, especially owners of restaurants that served alcohol, opposed the ban for fear that ..
  88. ncbi Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009
    Iain Brennan
    Department of Social Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, UK
    Addiction 106:706-13. 2011
    ..To systematically review rigorous evaluation studies into the effectiveness of interventions in and around licensed premises that aimed to reduce severe intoxication and disorder...
  89. pmc Smoke-free law associated with higher-than-expected taxable retail sales for bars and taverns in Washington State
    Myde Boles
    Program Design and Evaluation Services, Multnomah County Health Department and Oregon Public Health Division, 827 NE Oregon St, Ste 250, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A79. 2010
    ..This study describes changes in sales revenue in bars and taverns since December 2005, when a statewide smoke-free law in Washington State went into effect...
  90. pmc Association between proximity to and coverage of traditional fast-food restaurants and non-traditional fast-food outlets and fast-food consumption among rural adults
    Joseph R Sharkey
    Program for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, MS 1266, College Station, TX 77843 1266, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 10:37. 2011
    ....
  91. ncbi Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), mutagenic aldehydes, and particulate matter in Norwegian a la carte restaurants
    Ann Kristin Sjaastad
    Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 53:723-9. 2009
    ..hydrocarbons (PAHs) and higher mutagenic aldehydes in the breathing zone of the cook during work in Norwegian à la carte restaurants. Levels of particle exposure were also measured to make the results comparable to other studies.
  92. ncbi Improving data accuracy of commercial food outlet databases
    Punam Ohri-Vachaspati
    Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University, NewBrunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Am J Health Promot 26:116-22. 2011
    ..A systematic strategy for reclassifying food stores and restaurants, as they appear in commercial databases, into categories that differentiate the availability of healthy options ..
  93. ncbi The economic impact of a smoke-free bylaw on restaurant and bar sales in Ottawa, Canada
    Rita Luk
    Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, University of Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 101:738-45. 2006
    ..implemented a smoke-free bylaw that completely prohibited smoking in work-places and public places, including restaurants and bars, with no exemption for separately ventilated smoking rooms...
  94. ncbi Children's takeaway and fast-food intakes: associations with the neighbourhood food environment
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 12:1960-4. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to examine associations between availability of outlets where takeaway or fast food could be purchased and consumption of takeaway or fast food among children...
  95. pmc Evaluation of the immediate impact of the Washington, D.C., smoke-free indoor air policy on bar employee environmental tobacco smoke exposure
    Jennifer Pearson
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University Medical Center, 2175 K St, Ste 701, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:134-42. 2009
    On January 2, 2007, thw Washington, D. C., City Council banned smoking in restaurants and bars...
  96. ncbi Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy
    Simon C Moore
    Violence and Society Research Group, Applied Clinical Research and Public Health, School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF144XY, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:357-63. 2011
    ..To assess associations between measures of premises-level alcohol-related harm and risk factors for harm...
  97. pmc A cross-sectional study on levels of second-hand smoke in restaurants and bars in five cities in China
    R L Liu
    Chinese National Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    Tob Control 19:i24-9. 2010
    To assess indoor second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure in restaurants and bars via PM(2.5) (fine particles 2.5 μm in diameter and smaller) level measurements in five cities in China.
  98. ncbi Exposure to secondhand smoke in Germany: air contamination due to smoking in German restaurants, bars, and other venues
    Sven Schneider
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:547-55. 2008
    This study quantified exposure to secondhand smoke in German restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues by determining the concentration of respirable suspended particles measuring 2.5 microm or less (PM2.5) in indoor air...
  99. ncbi Interactive effects of reward sensitivity and residential fast-food restaurant exposure on fast-food consumption
    Catherine Paquet
    School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:771-6. 2010
    ..Local fast-food environments have been increasingly linked to obesity and related outcomes. Individuals who are more sensitive to reward-related cues might be more responsive to such environments...
  100. pmc Attitudes and beliefs about secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies in four countries: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey
    Andrew Hyland
    Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:642-9. 2009
    ....
  101. ncbi Nutrition menu labeling may lead to lower-calorie restaurant meal choices for children
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 500, MPW 8 1, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 125:244-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine whether nutrition labeling on menus would lead to lower-calorie choices for children...

Research Grants70

  1. Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL)
    Christopher Spera; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., bars, restaurants, and nightclubs), alcohol abuse can have negative impacts, as well -- the most common problems are underage ..
  2. Biomarkers of Exposure to and Health Effects from SHS in Outdoor Smoking Areas
    Luke P Naeher; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..However, as smoking bans are implemented in restaurants, bars, and other public indoor establishments, smokers move outdoors and an increasing number of non-smokers ..
  3. Television Advertising and Children's Diet Activity and Obesity Prevalence
    Lisa Powell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research will investigate the relationships between televised advertisements for food, beverages, restaurants, and public service healthy diet and physical activity (HDPA) health promotion messages, and diet, physical ..
  4. Neighborhood Environments and Disparities in Obesity Rates in New York City
    Andrew G Rundle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. grocery stores, fruit markets, healthy food restaurants) across neighborhoods in New York...
  5. Decreasing Calories, Fat & Sodium in Restaurant Meals for Widespread Industry Ado
    Esther P Hill; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Instead, this approach relies on the participation and cooperation of restaurants. The appeal of this approach to restaurants includes (1) lower food costs, and (2) the fact that, as menu ..
  6. Environmental Health Specialist Network
    RICHARD NORMAN DANILA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..behaviors, or other risk factors that lead to sporadic foodborne illness will be conducted at random samples of restaurants in previously selected sampling frameworks...
  7. Multilevel determinants of cardiovascular disease risk in African Americans
    Katherine L Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..characteristics examined include neighborhood socio-economic status, availability of and proximity to fast food restaurants, food stores, and parks and recreational facilities, while individual-level dietary patterns include a priori (..
  8. Impact of 100% Smoke-Free Laws on the Health of Children and Infants
    Dhaval M Dave; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and localities enact complete bans on smoking in all non-residential indoor locations, including worksites, restaurants, and bars...
  9. Race, Socioeconomic Status, Diet and Chronic Kidney Disease
    DEIDRA CANDICE CREWS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and live in "food deserts" (areas where low-income residents do not have access to healthy food and fast food restaurants predominate) which likely contributes to racial differences in dietary patterns...
  10. Environmental Changes and Health Outcomes across 25 Years: Four US Cities
    Penny Gordon-Larsen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., restaurants, food shopping);2) recreation facilities (e.g., trails, parks);and 3) transportation infrastructure (e.g...
  11. Disclosing Contents of Drinks: Experimental Test on Natural Consumption Behavior
    James E Lange; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2006) we will enroll a general population of patrons, intent on drinking as they enter bars and restaurants and present them with four types communications for the alcohol-content disclosure of beverages served in ..
  12. Diabetes, depression, and the contextual environment: A multilevel analysis
    Briana Mezuk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation, crime, proximity to parks or fast food restaurants, social disorganization) and comorbid T2DM and MD;2) examine the familial genetic contributions to the ..
  13. Social and Family Environments and Child Obesity in Diverse Neighborhoods
    May C Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and restaurants may shape people's eating behaviors...
  14. An Ecological Approach to Addressing Childhood Obesity Issues in Imperial County
    Guadalupe X Ayala; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..federally qualified community health centers, childcare centers, elementary schools, and the community (restaurants and parks &recreation departments)...
  15. Impact of Food Marketing and Cross-Promotions on Preschoolers'Dietary Intake
    Meghan R Longacre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..top box-office youth-rated movies, and onsite observations of point-of-purchase promotions at chain fast food restaurants and large supermarkets located in the four catchment areas...
  16. Food and Beverage Patterns that Predict Weight Gain Among Adolescents
    Alison E Field; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..decades there has been an increase in the amount of prepared food that is consumed either at home or eaten in restaurants. Several studies have found fast food intake to predict weight gain, but data on the association with other ..
  17. Neighborhood Effects on Weight Change and Diabetes Risk Factors
    Barbara A Laraia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will add neighborhood data, such as neighborhood socioeconomic status, location of supermarkets, fast food restaurants, alcohol outlets, and parks, to the ongoing Kaiser Permanente Division of Research "Distance Study"...
  18. Revitalizing Tennessee's Core Environmental Health Programs: Food Safety and Wate
    John R Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..evaluate the effectiveness of an ongoing remedial food safety training on the long-term performance low-scoring restaurants;4) integrate use of a standard foodborne illness complaint form into the state's environmental health ..
  19. Neural mechanisms of speech learning in older adults
    PATRICK C WONG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..RELEVANCE: Many older adults experience difficulty understanding speech in real-world environments such as restaurants. Some elderly individuals reportedly avoid socializing (e.g...
  20. Neighborhood Environments and Diet: Evaluating the Fast Food Ban in Los Angeles
    Roland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..aims are: - To study changes in the composition of different types of food outlets, including fast food restaurants, full service restaurants, convenience stores, grocery stores, and supermarkets in areas subject to the ..
  21. Computational mechanisms of goal-directed control
    AARON MICHAEL BORNSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..For instance, we choose to sample new dishes or eat at entirely new restaurants even though we may have never before entered them...
  22. Evaluating the Impact of Menu Labeling on Families. Food Choices and Intake
    CHRISTINA ANN ROBERTO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Menu labeling for chain restaurants has been proposed to help address concerns about poor diet and obesity, but little research has tested its impact...
  23. Impact of NYC Sugar Sweetened Beverage Policy on Calories Purchased and Consumed
    Brian Elbel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The city will ban the sale of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) in serving sizes >16 ounces at restaurants and other food-service establishments...
  24. Predicting the benefits of spatial and spectrotemporal cues
    Frederick J Gallun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to address clinically the devastating effects of an inability to communicate in social environments such as restaurants, the workplace, and many retail environments...
  25. Location-based Smartphone Technology to Guide College Students'Healthy Choices
    Valerie Myers; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..data on users'dietary and physical activity habits when they check in at various locations, such as restaurants, throughout the day. It will analyze the data and provide customized weekly scheduling recommendations...
  26. Decreasing calories, fat and sodium in restaurant meals for widespread industry a
    Esther P Hill; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Instead, this approach relies on the participation and cooperation of restaurants. The appeal of this approach to restaurants includes (1) lower food costs, and (2) the fact that, as menu ..
  27. Faith, Farming, the Future: A church-based program addressing health disparities
    Alice S Ammerman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of farmers who grew up eating homegrown produce often leave their rural homes for urban jobs in fast food restaurants or low wage, high-risk meat processing plants...
  28. PENN CMU Roybal Center on Behavioral Economics and Health
    Kevin G Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that impact the health of elderly Americans, focusing on improving diabetes control among veterans, calorie consumption in restaurants, exercise among the elderly, and flu shot vaccination rates among hospital employees.
  29. To improve the statewide inspection software to collect statewide data to move to
    ERIC A PIPPERT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These software updates will improve the data that health departments have available when working with restaurants;will streamline the work of local health departments;and will allow quicker identification and response to ..
  30. El Valor de Nuestra Salud (The Value of Our Health)
    Guadalupe X Ayala; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., in stores, in restaurants), individual behavior changes are unlikely to be reinforced and sustained...
  31. Evaluating the impact of mandatory nutrition information on menus.
    David Hammond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Increasing calorie intake "outside the home" at fast-food and other restaurants has contributed to the rise in obesity...
  32. Helping "Loncheras" Offer Healthier Meals
    Deborah A Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Food is inexpensive and the truck typically goes to factories, construction sites and other places where fixed restaurants are not always available...
  33. Food Protection Rapid Response Team and Program Infrastructure Improvement Implem
    Rita J Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..include our Department of Health, Department of Business and Professional Regulations-Division of Hotels and Restaurants, the Food and Drug Administration and the US Department of Agriculture as well as other agencies involved in ..
  34. Using Interactive Technology to Promote Healthier Eating in Restaurants
    Esther P Hill; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): Obesity and other diet-related risk factors are consistently linked to dining at restaurants and fast-food eateries...
  35. Second Generation Companion Mics System
    Mead C Killion; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Since at many restaurants and social gatherings the normal- hearing listeners themselves are forced to carry on conversations near the ..
  36. A Rewards Program Contributing to Healthier Eating in Restaurants and Schools
    Esther P Hill; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and evaluate a restaurant-based incentive program that promotes and rewards healthy eating behaviors in restaurants and at the same time, provides funding to schools to support fitness and healthier lunch programs...
  37. Impact of the New Zealand Minimum Drinking Age on Context Specific Drinking Risks
    Paul J Gruenewald; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., bars and restaurants)...
  38. Novel Nitrogen Enriched Air for Fire Suppression
    DONALD STOOKEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Halon systems used to protect electrical equipment, aircraft, ships, and restaurants are being replaced due to their adverse environmental impact...
  39. Bacterial Pathogen Amplification & Real-Time Detection
    JACK U REN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A religious cult in Dalles Oregon sickened at least 751 people by contaminating food in grocery stores and restaurants in the fall of 1984...
  40. Exploring voluntary tobacco-related initiatives by businesses
    Ruth E Malone; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Examples include smoke-free restaurants in areas lacking clean indoor air laws, and grocery stores discontinuing cigarette sales...
  41. Enabling Technology for Separation and Enhancement of Mixed Signals
    JOEL M MACAUSLAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to moderate hearing loss, allowing them to function effectively in noisy social situations such as meetings, restaurants, and conferences...
  42. Advancing Conformance with the FDA Retail Program Standards in Yellowstone County
    MARILYN TAPIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the project will be to collect baseline data on the occurrence of risk factors in fast food and full service restaurants, delis, school cafeterias, hospitals, and nursing homes...
  43. An Evaluation of the Impact of Restaurant Sanitary Grade Posting on Health Hazard
    Wendy McKelvey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Project Summary/Abstract To reduce risks of food borne illness resulting from poor sanitary practices in restaurants, the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is scheduled to require public posting of ..
  44. The Impact of Nutritional Information on Restaurant Consumer Behavior
    Peter Kuhn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..However, Americans consume an ever greater share of their meals at restaurants, where nutritional information on meals is currently not widely available...
  45. Multimicrophone Adaptive Array Augmented with Visual Cueing
    KEVIN M KRAMER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A discrete device that augments hearing aids in difficult reverberant environments would allow hearing aid users to converse with multiple people in almost any environment including restaurants, automobiles, etc.
  46. NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERISTICS AND RISK OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES IN NEW YORK CITY
    Teresa Janevic; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..1) Is a poor neighborhood food environment score, defined as a combination of number of supermarkets, fast food restaurants, fruit and vegetable stands, and natural food stores, associated with higher risk of gestational diabetes?; 2) ..
  47. Practical Application of HACCP for Regulators, Operators, and the Community
    Lila Wickham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The current food retail context in Multnomah County is comprised of a diverse terrain, including restaurants specializing in local foods and foods that require special processing, food carts selling high-risk edibles, ..
  48. An analysis of environmental risk factors for obesity
    Walker Poston; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., fast-food restaurants) and their actual locations, and the conditions of the homes, grounds, and public infractrastructure within ..
  49. Responsible Retailing Program for Alcohol Retailers
    Brad Krevor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in behalf of the American Beverage Licensees, a trade association with chapters in 40 states representing restaurants, taverns and package stores...
  50. Improving the Impact of Calorie Labeling Policies
    Nichola J Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Americans are consuming more foods away from home and most of these foods are consumed in fast-food restaurants. Menu calorie labeling provides calorie information at the point of purchase in fast-food restaurants and is ..
  51. Implementing EHS Net in Lowa
    KEN SHARP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..County Department of Public Health to investigate the incidence of salmonella and fecal and total coliform in restaurants through environmental sampling within the jurisdiction of the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health...
  52. Reduction of Risk Factor Associated w/ Foodborne Illness
    ERNEST MAURICE JULIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Laboratories will work closely with the Environmental Health Risk Specialist (EHS) to identify risk factors in restaurants, schools, health care facilities, retail food establishments, etc., that are associated with foodborne illness...
  53. Evaluation of a Hybrid In-person and Online Alcohol Service Training Program
    Traci L Toomey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., bars, restaurants)...
  54. WORKSITE INTERVENTION TO REDUCE ASSAULT INJURY
    Jess Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Eligible business types included restaurants, bars, hotels/motels, grocery, liquor, and convenience stores...
  55. MINIATURE SYSTEM FOR REMOVAL OF DISINFECTION BYPRODUCTS
    JINSEONG KIM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..is substantial, given the large number of point-of-use devices that are used in health care facilities, homes, restaurants, food service establishments and hotels. The market is estimated to be worth over $1...
  56. Occupational Health of Immigrants Working in Restaurants
    Jenny Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..this feasibility study is to explore and analyze the occupational experiences of Chinese immigrants who work in restaurants, with specific emphasis on work-related injuries and illnesses...
  57. Prompts for Handwashing Effectiveness
    Stephen Lane; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In Phase III we will offer a commercial voice prompting system to hospitals, nursing homes and restaurants. There are about 2.4 million cases of nosocomial infection per year in US hospitals...
  58. A NEW POINT-OF-USE DISINFECTION METHOD
    G Hitchens; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..opportunity is substantial, given the large number of point-of-use devices used in health care facilities, restaurants, food service establishments, hotels and in the home. This market is estimated to be worth over $1...
  59. Econometric Study of the Impact of Smoking Bans on Consumer Behavior
    Donald S Kenkel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): Many states and localities have either recently enacted or are considering bans on smoking in restaurants, making this one of the most active areas of tobacco control policy...
  60. California Envirnomental Health Specialist Network
    SUSAN ELIZABETH STRONG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..EHS-Net project will continue on-going research to identify environmental antecedents to foodborne illness at restaurants, and will expand the project to include drinking water safety as well as other aspects of food safety...
  61. Malt beverage use & outcomes in a minority community
    Ricky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..beverages (such as, convenience stores and liquor stores) as opposed to other alcohol outlets (such as bars and restaurants) that typically do not sell higher alcohol content malt beverages...
  62. Eat Right for Long Life
    Martin Sheehan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..increasing their skills in preparing healthy snacks, and increasing their purchases of FJV&LFF in fast food restaurants and convenience stores...
  63. Companion Microphones: Increased SNR for 3+ talkers
    MEAD KILLION; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..that they isolate themselves from normal social interactions, particularly in high-noise environments such as restaurants, it has long been recognized that such isolation may bring on mental and even physical deteriorations, but ..
  64. WISCONSIN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
    PAUL CARBONE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Various methods will be used to ensure a high response rate, including raffles for items such as gift certificates at local restaurants, and secondarily, telephone followup.
  65. Socio-Environmental Influences on Nutrition and Obesity
    Barbara Laraia; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..modifiable environmental risk factors such as food security status;proximity to supermarkets, fast food restaurants and recreational facilities;transportation;neighborhood safety and crime-that contribute to nutrition, health ..
  66. WORKPLACE ASSAULT-RELATED INJURIES:INCIDENCE & RISK
    Jess Kraus; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..on High Risk Occupations and Industries such as convenience stores, gas stations, liquor stores, bars, and restaurants, taxicabs, and delivery trucks...
  67. Wireless Digital Link Companion Microphone
    Paul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..has been shown to improve perception of a companion's speech in noise filled environments such as restaurants, entertainment events, and urban areas...
  68. Changing Cafeteria Portion Sizes to Prevent Weight Gain
    Stella Volpe; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Thus, our next step would be to work with larger communities to focus on altering portion sizes in cafeterias, and even restaurants that do not offer "all you can eat" options.
  69. Case Control Study of Alcohol Outlets & Firearm Violence
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and (3) Does geographic proximity to other non-residential land-uses, such as firearms dealers, fast food restaurants, or mini-markets, pose a differential risk of being injured with a firearm when compared to alcohol outlets? ..
  70. NEIGHBORHOOD-LEVEL INFLUENCES ON ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY
    Marilyn Winkleby; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., housing conditions, availability of goods and services such as licensed alcohol distributors, fast food restaurants, grocery stores, gun shops, educational resources, recreational facilities, banking/lending institutions), and ..