January 1, 2011
Google Street View allows researchers to conduct "virtual" audits of a neighborhood's characteristics. This study compared observations made from Google Street View images with data from a previous field audit of New York City blocks.
February 1, 2009
Understanding the interaction of the home and neighborhood environments may be crucial for the implementation of successful obesity-control interventions. This article analyzes a study of household instability, neighborhood poverty levels and obesity risk in new mothers and their children.