Association of Socioeconomic, Geographic Factors With Diet Quality

JAMA Network Open


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About The Study: Researchers found in this analysis including 155,000 adults that Black individuals, white individuals with limited income, participants with low educational attainment, and people living in rural areas or food deserts were more likely to have overall poor diet quality.

Authors: Marjorie L. McCullough, Sc.D., R.D., of the American Cancer Society in Kennesaw, Georgia, is the corresponding author.



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