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"The Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) Tools are observational measures to assess the community and consumer nutrition environments in food outlets, specifically stores, corner stores and restaurants. The measures focus on availability of healthful choices, prices and quality. There are 11 measures of store nutrition environments which assess the availability and pricing differences between healthier and less-healthy options"

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

The University of Pennsylvania. Center for Health Behavior Research.
Funding Source
National Institutes of Health. United States Department of Agriculture, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Georgia Cancer Coalition. Center for Health Behavior Research at the University of Pennsylvania.
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View the complete list of publications reporting NEMS results.

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