Advancing racial equity in diets and diet-related disease by using data on retail food purchases to better understand differences in dietary quality

  • Cleary, Rebecca (PI)
  • Liu, Yizao (CoPI)
  • Mueller, Megan M. (CoPI)
  • Marcinkowski, Alexandra Z. A.Z. (PI)

Project: Research project

Project Details


this study will use data on food purchase and consumption to study how differences in the food environment, access to medical care, food-at-home expenditures, and household characteristics contribute to the difference in diet quality and in type 2 diabetes diagnoses between black and white households with children. this analysis will identify potential policy levers, beyond those that burden the family or individual, to increase diet quality and reduce the difference in type 2 diabetes diagnoses between black and white households.
Effective start/end date1/1/164/14/25


  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: $99,994.00


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