First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Savannah Lobo, Sacred Heart UniversityFollow

Participation Type

Poster

Title of Poster or Paper

Obesity and Fast Food: National Analysis

Mentor/s

Professor Khawaja Mamun

College

Welch College of Business

Location

University Commons

Start Day/Time

4-20-2018 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-20-2018 3:00 PM

Abstract

Research Question: Does a increase or decrease in fast food restaurants per capita affect the rate of obesity in the United States? Research: Behind the research was to see if fast food restaurants has a correlation with obesity rates in the United States. Data was collected for the 2011, 2012, and 2014. To determine whether other factors that affect obesity, data was also collected for income and obesity rates by age group for each state in the United States including the District of Columbia.

College and Major available

Business Economics

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Obesity and Fast Food: National Analysis

University Commons

Research Question: Does a increase or decrease in fast food restaurants per capita affect the rate of obesity in the United States? Research: Behind the research was to see if fast food restaurants has a correlation with obesity rates in the United States. Data was collected for the 2011, 2012, and 2014. To determine whether other factors that affect obesity, data was also collected for income and obesity rates by age group for each state in the United States including the District of Columbia.

 

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