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24/7 Lecture: California Diet

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 by for 24/7 Lecture.

24 seconds: We studied the correlation between food environment and life expectancy in California. Publicly accessible databases and California government-run websites were used. ArcGis was the main tool used to visually display the data on a California map with outlined counties. Relationships were analyzed using Pearson's correlation matrix, displaying a relatively weak association with life expectancy. Outside factors like accessibility to healthy foods and preexisting conditions may have affected the results.

7 words: California diet yields unexpected life expectancy findings

Christina O. and Anna O. (class of 2023)

Colored pencil drawing of California counties and food options
California counties and food options