What does this indicator measure?

This measure is the number of fast food restaurants for every 10,000 people, enabling comparisons to other geographies.

Why is this indicator important?

Increased density of fast food outlets has been found to be associated with unhealthy lifestyles, poorer psychosocial profiles, and increased risk of obesity.

About the data

Community: Switzerland County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2013

Category: Built Environment

Community Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Reference Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics