Institute of Public Health Bradford Hill Series
Bradford Hill Seminars are held on Fridays during term-time at 1pm in the Large Seminar room at the Insitute of Public Health.
All are welcome to attend.
Full Easter term 2013
Friday 10 May 2013
“The geography of obesity: A tale of two cities”
Abstract: Socioeconomic disparities in obesity rates are brought into sharp relief by new geo-mapping techniques and novel methods of spatial analysis. These revealed that Seattle obesity rates vary fourfold, depending on neighborhood poverty or wealth. Comparisons between Seattle and Paris reveal that property values, supermarket choice, and other SES measures are closely linked to local obesity rates. Linked to food prices and diet costs, obesity is an economic issue.
Friday 14 June 2013
Title to Be Confirmed
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