# Table 4

Odds of meeting dietary recommendations, being overweight/obese, by store proximity, stratified by gender, car ownership, employment

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)

MALES

394

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

no

273

1.00

1.00

yes

121

1.35 (0.83-2.19), p = 0.232

1.14 (0.73-1.78), p = 0.567

Eats fruit & vegetables >5 daily

yes

192

1.00

1.00

no

202

0.85 (0.53-1.38), p = 0.517

1.81 (1.16-2.82), p = 0.009

BMI

18.5-24.99

220

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

142

1.21 (0.76-1.93), p = 0.414

0.98 (0.61-1.59), p = 0.940

0.80 (0.52-1.24), p = 0.322

30+

32

1.86 (0.77-4.46), p = 0.166

0.99 (0.41-2.44), p = 0.997

1.24 (0.57-2.70), p = 0.580

FEMALES

597

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

no

409

1.00

1.00

yes

188

1.21 (0.79-1.85), p = 0.378

1.14 (0.80-1.64), p = 0.462

Eats fruit & vegetables >5 daily

yes

265

1.00

1.00

no

332

1.02 (0.68-1.53), p = 0.920

1.01 (0.69-1.48), p = 0.948

BMI

18.5-24.99

339

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

168

1.02 (0.65-1.60), p = 0.926

0.98 (0.65-1.49), p = 0.939

1.28 (0.86-1.89), p = 0.220

30+

90

1.81 (0.99-3.34), p = 0.055

0.81 (0.47-1.39), p = 0.437

1.47 (0.90-2.41), p = 0.122

CAR OWNER

390

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

no

283

1.00

1.00

yes

107

1.76 (1.04-2.99), p = 0.035

0.80 (0.50-1.28), p = 0.347

Eats fruit & vegetables >5 daily

yes

225

1.00

1.00

no

165

0.94 (0.60-1.48), p = 0.802

1.52 (0.99-2.32), p = 0.051

BMI

18.5-24.99

221

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

120

1.48 (0.89-2.46), p = 0.127

0.71 (0.42-1.19), p = 0.188

1.01 (0.63-1.62), p = 0.959

30+

49

2.61 (1.19-5.75), p = 0.017

0.79 (0.36-1.72), p = 0.545

1.31 (0.66-2.60), p = 0.449

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NO CAR

601

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

No

399

1.00

1.00

Yes

202

0.96 (0.64-1.45), p = 0.853

1.32 (0.93-1.89), p = 0.118

Eats fruit & vegetables >5 daily

Yes

232

1.00

1.00

No

369

0.91 (0.60-1.38), p = 0.647

1.06 (0.71-1.58), p = 0.765

BMI

18.5-24.99

338

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

190

0.97 (0.63-1.48), p = 0.881

1.21 (0.81-1.79), p = 0.350

1.09 (0.75-1.58), p = 0.648

30+

73

1.40 (0.72-2.69), p = 0.320

0.88 (0.49-1.56), p = 0.658

1.38 (0.81-2.34). p = 0.232

EMPLOYED

343

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

no

242

1.00

1.00

yes

101

1.38 (0.78-2.42), p = 0.266

0.84 (0.51-1.38), p = 0.488

Eats fruit & vegetables >5 daily

yes

197

1.00

1.00

no

146

0.87 (0.54-1.39), p = 0.553

1.30 (0.83-2.05), p = 0.256

BMI

18.5-24.99

214

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

96

1.02 (0.59-1.77), p = 0.933

0.90 (0.53-1.53), p = 0.698

0.81 (0.49-1.35), p = 0.424

30+

33

3.07 (1.08-8.77), p = 0.036

0.35 (0.13-0.99), p = 0.048

0.90 (0.40-2.01), p = 0.787

NOT EMPLOYED

648

Diet

Eats high-fat snacks >1 daily

no

440

1.00

1.00

yes

208

1.14 (0.77-1.68), p = 0.517

1.28 (0.91-1.80), p = 0.150

Eats fruit & vegetables >5 daily

yes

260

1.00

1.00

no

388

0.91 (0.68-1.21), p = 0.519

1.18 (0.90-1.55). p = 0.226

BMI

18.5-24.99

345

1.00

1.00

1.00

25-29.99

214

1.17 (0.78-1.74), p = 0.453

1.03 (0.70-1.52), p = 0.876

1.16 (0.81-1.65), p = 0.423

30+

89

1.45 (0.82-2.57), p = 0.198

1.04 (0.61-1.77), p = 0.876

1.64 (1.01-2.67), p = 0.045

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