Data visualisation to support obesity policy: case studies of data tools for planning and transport policy in the UK. Pablo Monsivais, Oliver Francis, Robin Lovelace, Michael Chang, Emma Strachan & Thomas Burgoine. IJO 2019.
Examining the interaction of fast-food outlet exposure and income on diet and obesity: evidence from 51,361 UK Biobank participants. Thomas Burgoine, Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris J. Webster & Pablo Monsivais. IJBNPA 2018.
Interplay of socioeconomic status and supermarket distance is associated with excess obesity risk: a UK cross-sectional study. Thomas Burgoine, Joreintje D. Mackenbach, Jeroen Lakerveld, Nita G. Forouhi, Simon J. Griffin, Soren Brage, Nicholas J. Wareham & Pablo Monsivais. IJERPH 2017.
Utilization of Away-From-Home Food Establishments, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Dietary Pattern, and Obesity. Tarra L. Penney, Nicholas R. V. Jones, Jean Adams, Eva R. Maguire, Thomas Burgoine & Pablo Monsivais. AJPM 2017.
Does neighborhood fast-food outlet exposure amplify inequalities in diet and obesity? A cross-sectional study. Thomas Burgoine, Nita G. Forouhi, Simon J Griffin, Soren Brage, Nicholas J. Wareham & Pablo Monsivais. AJCN 2016.
Area deprivation and the food environment over time: a repeated cross-sectional study on takeaway outlet density and supermarket presence in Norfolk, UK, 1990 – 2008. Eva R. Maguire, Thomas Burgoine, Pablo Monsivais. Health & Place 2015.
Associations between exposure to takeaway food outlets, takeaway food consumption, and body weight in Cambridgeshire, UK: population based, cross sectional study. Thomas Burgoine, Nita G Forouhi, Simon J Griffin, Nicholas J Wareham, Pablo Monsivais. BMJ 2014.
Characterising food environment exposure at home, at work, and along commuting journeys using data on adults in the UK. Thomas Burgoine & Pablo Monsivais. IJBNPA 2013.
Blogs, press releases and lay summaries
Highlights of a range of news coverage since 2014.
Children in poor areas exposed to five times as many fast food takeaways – December 2017
An analysis by the Guardian using data provided by CEDAR.
- Children in poor areas exposed to five times as many fast food takeaways (Guardian analysis using data provided by CEDAR)
- Fast food nation: do more takeaways near schools affect younger pupils’ diets? (Guardian)
- Reality Check: Why ban fast food within 400m of schools? (BBC)
- Poor children in England are socially engineered to be overweight (Quartz)
Guardian highlights Feat – July 2017
We worked with The Guardian newspaper as part of the Feat launch. The paper covered it from a number of angles:
- Large rise in takeaway shops highlights dominance of fast food in deprived areas (front page of the print edition)
- Fast food England: how many takeaways are near you? (Interactive visualisation using Feat)
- Does putting a cap on takeaways improve people’s health?
- Survey: are you worried about the food options available in your area?
The paper has compiled more of their coverage of takeaway food at www.theguardian.com/inequality/series/fast-food-uk
The rise of the takeaway – April 2015
- Fat chance of beating obesity as takeaways rise by 50% (The Times – £)
- Number of takeaways has risen by almost 50 per cent in 2 decades (Telegraph)
- Fast food Britain: The number of takeaways soars across the nation’s high streets (Independent)
- Fast food takeaway shops grow more rapidly in deprived areas of UK (Guardian)
- Takeaways should be limited in deprived areas says Cambridge University doctor (Daily Express)
- Takeaway boom fuelling obesity: Number up by 45% in some places as poorest areas now have more eateries than 20 years ago (Daily Mail)
- Study finds number of takeaway outlets increased significantly in 20 years (ITV News)
Takeaway exposure associated with increased consumption and obesity – March 2014
- Takeaway clampdowns ‘may combat obesity epidemic’ (BBC News)
- People who live or work near takeaways ‘are almost twice as likely to be obese’ (Guardian)
- People who live or work near takeaways ‘twice as likely to be obese’ (Independent)
- Living near take-aways can make you fat (Naked Scientists)
- Our Food Environment and Obesity – Huffington Post Blog by Prof Kevin Fenton