"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.
Used to measure:
- Indicator ST5: Readiness and Need
- Indicator MT5: Nutrition Supports
- Indicator MT6: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior Supports
View the complete list of publications reporting NEMS results.