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Table 6 Association of sample characteristics, community and household food resources, and network distance to fruit with combined fruit and 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 Fruit Model 3: Fresh and Processed Fruit
  Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P
Individual characteristics       
   Live alone -0.544 (0.150) 0.000 -0.517 (0.149) 0.001 -0.539 (0.149) 0.000
   Female 0.494 (0.138) 0.000 0.521 (0.138) 0.000 0.491 (0.138) 0.000
   Age, y 0.045 (0.009) 0.000 0.045 (0.009) 0.000 0.045 (0.009) 0.000
Food Resources       
   Food not last -0.968 (0.182) 0.000 -0.947 (0.184) 0.000 -0.945 (0.182) 0.000
   Few grocery stores -0.299 (0.132) 0.024 -0.332 (0.132) 0.012 -0.341 (0.131) 0.010
   Fruit/vegetable variety -0.399 (0.197) 0.043 -0.412 (0.196) 0.036 -0.407 (0.193) 0.036
Distance to nearest food store       
   Supermarketb -0.020 (0.006) 0.002     
   Fresh fruitc    -0.017 (0.012) 0.153   
   Fresh and processed fruitd      -0.043 (0.015) 0.005
R2 0.152 0.142 0.151
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