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Association between neighborhood deprivation and fruits and vegetables consumption and leisure-time physical activity: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis

Luís Alves123*, Susana Silva12, Milton Severo12, Diogo Costa12, Maria Fátima Pina124, Henrique Barros12 and Ana Azevedo12

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1 Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Rua das Taipas, 135-139, 4050-600 Porto, Portugal

2 Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal

3 St. André de Canidelo Family Health Unit, Rua das Fábricas, 282, 4400-230 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

4 Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Rua do Campo Alegre, 823, 4150-180 Porto, Portugal

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:1103  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1103

Published: 1 December 2013

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Neighborhood socioeconomic assessment. A detailed description of the methods used to characterize neighborhoods from the socioeconomic point of view.

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