CUNY Newswire

Crains: Subway ads for junk food target the poor

March 13, 2017

Subway advertising for junk food and alcohol in the Bronx was more common in neighborhoods with higher poverty rates, higher percentages of Hispanic residents and higher percentages of children in nearby residential areas, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of Urban Health.

http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170309/HEALTH_CARE/170309873/subway-ads-for-junk-food-target-the-poor-study-from-albert-einstein-college-of-medicine-and-lehman-college-in-the-bronx-and-new-york-university-finds