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How should we study the health of neighborhoods?

Kaiser Permanente

Adam Drewnowski, co-lead of the Moving to Health project with Kaiser Permanente Washington is quoted. The project aims to use precisely geolocalized “big data” from about 400,000 Kaiser Permanente members in King County over the past 12 years to see how moving from a higher- to a lower-income neighborhood, or vice versa—or staying put—affects people’s weight and whether they develop diabetes.

February 6, 2019