International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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Food deserts indicate limited access to and affordability of healthy foods. One potential mediator is the availability of healthy food in non-traditional outlets such as dollar-discount stores, stores selling produce at the fixed $1 price. The purpose of this study was to compare availability, quality, price differences in ‘healthier’ versus ‘regular’ food choices, price per each food item, and summary score in dollar-discount stores to grocery stores in Las Vegas using the NEMS-S; a protocol consisting of three subscores—availability, quality, price of healthier versus regular food, and a summary score. [...] see article for full abstract
Food access; Health disparity; Food desert; Community food environment; Channel blurring; Food affordability; Las Vegas; Health equity
Community-Based Research | Community Health | Environmental Public Health
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Bungum, T. J.,
Regalado, M. N.
Healthy Food Options at Dollar Discount Stores Are Equivalent in Quality and Lower in Price Compared to Grocery Stores: An Examination in Las Vegas, NV.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(12),