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Examining neighborhood and interpersonal norms and social support on fruit and vegetable intake in low-income communities

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, April 2018
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Title
Examining neighborhood and interpersonal norms and social support on fruit and vegetable intake in low-income communities
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BMC Public Health, April 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5356-2
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Akilah Dulin, Patricia M. Risica, Jennifer Mello, Rashid Ahmed, Kate B. Carey, Michelle Cardel, Chanelle J. Howe, Sarah Nadimpalli, Kim M. Gans

Abstract

We examined whether neighborhood-, friend-, and family- norms and social support for consumption and purchase of fruits and vegetables (F&V) were associated with F&V intake among low-income residents in subsidized housing communities. We examined baseline data from a study ancillary to the Live Well/Viva Bien intervention. Participants included 290 residents in four low-income subsidized housing sites who were ≥ 18 years of age, English and/or Spanish speaking, and without medical conditions that prevented consumption of F&V. Linear regression models examined associations of norms and social support with F&V intake after adjustments for sociodemographic characteristics. In the analysis, neighborhood social support for F&V was associated with a 0.31 cup increase in F&V intake (95% CI = 0.05, 0.57). The family norm for eating F&V and family social support for eating F&V were associated with a 0.32 cup (95% CI = 0.13, 0.52) and 0.42 cup (95% CI = 0.19, 0.64) increase in F&V intake, respectively. To our knowledge, no other studies have examined neighborhood, family, and peer norms and social support simultaneously and in relation to F&V intake. These findings may inform neighborhood interventions and community-level policies to reduce neighborhood disparities in F&V consumption.

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Unknown 57 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 18%
Student > Bachelor 7 12%
Researcher 4 7%
Student > Postgraduate 3 5%
Other 6 11%
Unknown 15 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 13 23%
Psychology 7 12%
Social Sciences 5 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Other 7 12%
Unknown 20 35%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 April 2018.
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#1,886,444
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