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dc.contributor.authorMarrocos Leite, Fernanda Helena [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorOliveira, Maria Aparecida de
dc.contributor.authorCremm, Elena de Carvalho [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorCosta de Abreu, Debora Silva [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorMaron, Luana Rieffe [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorMartins, Paula Andrea [UNIFESP]
dc.identifier.citationJornal de Pediatria. Rio de Janeiro, Rj: Soc Brasil Pediatria, v. 88, n. 4, p. 328-334, 2012.
dc.description.abstractObjective: To assess the availability of food in relation to their degree of industrial processing and the types of food stores in the perimeters of elementary schools.Method: This is a cross-sectional study. 82 food stores located within a 500 m radius buffer of three public schools located in three distinct regions with different socioeconomic levels in the municipality of Santos, state of São Paulo, Brazil, were assessed. All streets within a 500-meter radius of the schools were covered, geographic coordinates were recorded and information about the stores and food items available were collected by direct observation and interview with store managers. Available food items were classified in relation to their degree of industrial processing as ultra-processed foods and minimally processed foods. Kernel's density maps were used to assess the degree of agglomeration of stores near the schools.Results: the stores that offered mostly ultra-processed foods were significantly closer to schools than those who offered mostly minimally processed foods. There was a significant difference between the availability of processed food in different types of stores and between the three regions assessed.Conclusions: the data found by this work evidences that children who attend the three public schools assessed are exposed to an environment that encourages the consumption of ultra-processed foods through easier access of these products in the studied stores.en
dc.description.sponsorshipFundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
dc.publisherSoc Brasil Pediatria
dc.relation.ispartofJornal de Pediatria
dc.rightsAcesso aberto
dc.titleAvailability of processed foods in the perimeter of public schools in urban areasen
dc.title.alternativeOferta de alimentos processados no entorno de escolas públicas em área urbanapt
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade de São Paulo (USP)
dc.description.affiliationUniversidade Federal de São Paulo UNIFESP, Inst Saude & Soc, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUniv São Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, BR-09500900 São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUniversidade Federal de São Paulo, Inst Saude & Soc, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifespUniversidade Federal de São Paulo UNIFESP, Inst Saude & Soc, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifespUniversidade Federal de São Paulo, Inst Saude & Soc, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.sponsorshipIDFAPESP: 2009/01393-0
dc.description.sponsorshipIDFAPESP: 2009/01361-1
dc.description.sourceWeb of Science
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