Table 2

Potential spatial access (in miles) from rural senior's residence to the nearest supermarket and good selection of fruit and vegetables (n = 582)

Mean (SD)a

Median

IQRb


Supermarket

9.9 (9.2)

8.7

1.06 - 14.46

Fresh

Fruit

6.1 (5.3)

5.5

0.87 - 9.65

Vegetables

6.7 (5.7)

6.4

0.97- 10.47

Fresh and processedc

Fruit

4.4 (4.1)

3.4

0.58 - 7.62

Vegetables

4.2 (4.0)

3.2

0.65 - 6.89


a SD = standard deviation

bIQR = interquartile range (first to third quartiles)

cProcessed = canned, frozen, and 100% juice

Sharkey et al. BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-10-32

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