Examining the Impact of Food Deserts on Public Health in Chicago

The Mari Gallagher Research and Consulting Group released this report which measures the distance from every Chicago city block to the nearest grocery store and fast-food restaurant and compares food access and residents’ available food choices with health outcomes, while looking at race, income and education. This website link also has reports on Birmingham, Alabama; Savannah, Georgia; Boston Massachusetts; and Detroit, Michigan.

http://www.marigallagher.com/site_media/dynamic/project_files/Chicago_Food_Desert_Report.pdf