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Table 7 Association of sample characteristics, community and household food resources, and network distance to vegetables 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 Vegetables Model 3: Fresh and Processed Vegetables
  Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P Coef (SE)a P
Individual characteristics       
   Live alone -0.544 (0.150) 0.000 -0.521 (0.149) 0.000 -0.549 (0.149) 0.000
   Female 0.494 (0.138) 0.000 0.518 (0.138) 0.000 0.494 (0.138) 0.000
   Age, y 0.045 (0.009) 0.000 0.044 (0.009) 0.000 0.043 (0.009) 0.000
Food Resources       
   Food not last -0.968 (0.182) 0.000 -0.950 (0.184) 0.000 -0.947 (0.183) 0.000
   Few grocery stores -0.299 (0.132) 0.024 -0.340 (0.131) 0.010 -0.335 (0.132) 0.011
   Fruit/vegetable variety -0.399 (0.197) 0.043 -0.416 (0.197) 0.035 -0.415 (0.194) 0.033
Distance to nearest food store       
   Supermarketb -0.020 (0.006) 0.002     
   Fresh vegetablec    -0.021 (0.011) 0.054   
   Fresh and processed vegetabled    -0.046 (0.016) 0.004
R2 0.152 0.148 0.152
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