The foodscape:classification and field validation of secondary data sources

Lake, Amelia A. and Burgoine, Thomas and Greenhalgh, Fiona and Stamp, Elaine and Tyrrell, Rachel (2010) The foodscape:classification and field validation of secondary data sources. Health and Place, 16 (4). pp. 666-673. ISSN 1353-8292

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Abstract

The aims were to; develop a food environment classification tool and to test the acceptability and validity of three secondary sources of food environment data within a defined urban area of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, using a field validation method. A 21 point (with 77 sub-categories) classification tool was developed. The fieldwork recorded 617 establishments selling food and/or food products. The sensitivity analysis of the secondary sources against fieldwork for the Newcastle City Council data was good (83.6%), while Yell.com and the Yellow Pages were low (51.2% and 50.9%, respectively). To improve the quality of secondary data, multiple sources should be used in order to achieve a realistic picture of the foodscape. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Journal Article
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Health and Place
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06 Mar 2015 14:30
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