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Prices of Unhealthy Foods, Food Stamp Program Participation, and Body Weight Status Among U.S. Low-Income Women

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  • Qi Zhang

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  • Zhuo Chen

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  • Norou Diawara

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  • Youfa Wang

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Volume (Year): 32 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 245-256

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Keywords: Body mass index; Food prices; Food stamp program; Obesity; Socioeconomic status;

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