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Investigating the Spatial Dimension of Food Access
The purpose of this article is to investigate the sensitivity of food access models to a dataset’s spatial distribution and the empirical definition of food access, which contributes to understanding the mixed findings of ...
Impact of Individual and Worksite Environmental Factors on Water and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Among Overweight Employees
(Centers Disease Control, 2014-05-01)
Impact of demographic disparities in social distancing and vaccination on influenza epidemics in urban and rural regions of the United States
Abstract Background Self-protective behaviors of social distancing and vaccination uptake vary by demographics and affect the transmission dynamics of influenza in the United ...
The spillover effects of seed producer groups on non-member farmers in mid-hill communities of Nepal
(International Fund for Agricultural Development, 2020-06)
Rice farmers in the mid-hills region of Nepal are vulnerable to drought, which can drastically reduce yields. Stress-tolerant rice varieties (STRVs) can mitigate this vulnerability, as can having a high seed replacement ...
Profitability of Virginia's Agritourism Industry: A Regression Analysis
Virginia's growing agritourism industry provides additional income to farms and mitigates risk. This study empirically analyzes the effect of demographic, operational, and financial factors on the profitability of agritourism ...
Participatory development and pilot testing of iChoose: an adaptation of an evidence-based paediatric weight management program for community implementation
Abstract Background To describe the identification, adaptation, and testing of an evidence-based pediatric weight management program for a health disparate community. ...
Scaling participation in payments for ecosystem services programs
Payments for ecosystem services programs have become common tools but most have failed to achieve wide-ranging conservation outcomes. The capacity for scale and impact increases when PES programs are designed through the ...
Supporting maintenance of sugar-sweetened beverage reduction using automated versus live telephone support: findings from a randomized control trial
Background Although reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is an important behavioral strategy to improve health, no known SSB-focused behavioral trial has examined maintenance of SSB behaviors ...
Transaction Cost of Nonpoint Source Water Quality Credits: Implications for Trading Programs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Usda, Office Of Environmental Markets, 2014)