Andrew Kaczynski, PhD
Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
University of South Carolina
Arnold School of Public Health
915 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
Completed Projects - (1)
Identifying Obesogenic Communities in the U.S.: An Urban-Rural Comparison
In this study, we propose to create an obesogenic environment score for all U.S. counties and Census tracts, explore urban versus rural differences in obesogenic environment scores, and examine associations between obesogenic environments and childhood obesity overall and by level of rurality.
Research center: Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Topics: Children and adolescents, Obesity
Publications - (1)
Development of a Childhood Obesogenic Environment Index
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
The purposes of this study were to describe the development of a childhood obesogenic environment index and examine differences in obesogenic environment index values by rurality and region across the U.S.