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Table 4 Association of sample characteristics, community and household food resources, and network distance to food stores with fruit intake among 582 rural seniors, using multivariable linear regression models

From: Food Access and Perceptions of the Community and Household Food Environment as Correlates of Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Rural Seniors

  Model: Supermarket Model 2: Fresh Fruit Model 3: Fresh and Processed Fruit
  Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P
Individual characteristics       
   Live alone -0.171 (0.087) 0.050 -0.158 (0.087) 0.070 -0.170 (0.087) 0.051
   Female 0.288 (0.084) 0.001 0.301 (0.084) 0.000 0.285 (0.084) 0.001
   Age, y 0.028 (0.006) 0.000 0.028 (0.006) 0.000 0.029 (0.006) 0.000
Food Resources       
   Food not last -0.473 (0.108) 0.000 -0.464 (0.109) 0.000 -0.460 (0.108) 0.000
   Few grocery stores -0.073 (0.082) 0.371 -0.093 (0.081) 0.253 -0.098 (0.081) 0.227
   Fruit/vegetable variety -0.270 (0.112) 0.016 -0.281 (0.112) 0.012 -0.276 (0.110) 0.012
Distance to nearest food store       
   Supermarketb -0.012 (0.004) 0.003     
   Fresh fruitc    -0.013 (0.007) 0.067   
   Fresh and processed fruitd      -0.027 (0.009) 0.003
R2 0.111 0.105 0.112
P <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001
  1. a SE = White-corrected standard errors
  2. b Network distance in miles from participant's residence to nearest supermarket
  3. c Network distance in miles from participant's residence to nearest food store with a good selection of fresh fruit
  4. d Network distance in miles from participant's residence to nearest food store with a good selection of fresh and processed (canned, frozen, and 100% juice) fruit