A population-based study of premature mortality in relation to neighbourhood density of alcohol sales and cheque cashing outlets in Toronto, Canada
Author: Flora Matheson, Maria Isabella Creatore, Piotr Gozdyra
Topic: Consumer protection
Publisher: BMJ Open
Location: Canada
Format: Academic paper
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: December 1, 2014
Alcohol overuse and poverty, each associated with premature death, often exist within disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Cheque cashing places (CCPs) may be opportunistically placed in disadvantaged neighbourhoods, where customers abound. This article explores whether neighbourhood density of CCPs and alcohol outlets are each related to premature mortality among adults.
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