Table 2

Odds of meeting dietary recommendations, being overweight/obese, by store proximity (controls - age, gender, SEP)

N

General store within 500 m

Odds Ratio (95% CI)

Fruit & vegetable store within 1000 m

Odds Ratio (95% CI)

Supermarket within 1000 m

Odds Ratio (95% CI)


ALL RESPONDENTS

991

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

no

682

1.00

1.00

yes

309

1.24 (0.90-1.70), p = 0.190

1.13 (0.86-1.49), p = 0.385

Eats fruit & vegetables, >5 daily

yes

457

1.00

1.00

no

534

0.97 (0.71-1.31), p = 0.826

1.28 (0.97-1.71), p = 0.086

BMI

18.5-24.99

559

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

310

1.13 (0.82-1.56), p = 0.444

0.99 (0.73-1.36), p = 0.973

1.04 (0.78-1.39), p = 0.786

30+

122

1.74 (1.06-2.85), p = 0.028

0.79 (0.50-1.26), p = 0.325

1.35 (0.89-2.03), p = 0.153


Macdonald et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:464   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-464

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