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Author's School

Brown School of Social Work

Date Submitted

Fall 12-9-2014



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Fast food has become an inexpensive, convenient meal option to the tune of rising obesity rates. Accordingly, there are hundreds of locations in every major city – Chicago is no exception. But how does this compare to traditional sources of healthy food especially for low-income populations? This project aims to determine if a disparity exists in availability of healthy foods and if a disparity exists in availability of traditional fast food in Chicago, IL, as well as recommend a location for establishing a healthy food intervention.


Social Work


Chicago, IL

Healthy Food Availability for Low- Income Populations in Chicago, IL
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