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Table 5 Association of sample characteristics, community and household food resources, and network distance to food stores with vegetable 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 1: Supermarket Model 2: Fresh Vegetables Model 3: Fresh and Processed Vegetables
  Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P
Individual characteristics       
   Live alone -0.373 (0.086) 0.000 -0.362 (0.086) 0.000 -0.370 (0.086) 0.000
   Female 0.206 (0.082) 0.013 0.217 (0.082) 0.008 0.210 (0.082) 0.011
   Age, y 0.017 (0.005) 0.003 0.016 (0.005) 0.003 0.017 (0.005) 0.002
Food Resources       
   Food not last -0.495 (0.112) 0.000) -0.486 (0.113) 0.000 -0.485 (0.113) 0.000
   Few grocery stores -0.226 (0.077) 0.004 -0.242 (0.077) 0.002 -0.240 (0.077) 0.002
   Fruit/vegetable variety 0.128 (0.119) 0.281 -0.134 (0.119) 0.261 0.133 (0.119) 0.262
Distance to nearest food store       
   Supermarketb -0.008 (0.004) 0.033     
   Fresh vegetablesc    -0.007 (0.006) 0.267   
   Fresh and processed vegetablesd    -0.015 (0.009) 0.116
R2 0.125 0.119 0.121
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 vegetables
  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) vegetables