Table 2

Correlations (Kendall's tau-b) for key school variables in the analysis (n = 879).

Overweight (school %)

Fast Fooda

Conveniencea

Supermarketa


Fast Fooda

.091**

Conveniencea

.138**

.337**

Supermarketa

-.001

.426**

.231

Number of Students

-.013

.038

-.028

-.016

% Female

.020

-.019

.007

-.019

% Hispanic/Latino

.494**

.101**

.137**

.020

% African-American (log)

.161**

.072**

.008

-.032

% Asian (log)

-.233**

.016

-.082**

.002

% Native American (log)

-.112**

-.100**

-.060*

-.051

% Pacific Islander (log)

-.055*

.039

-.065

-.043

% Declined to state (log)

-.162**

-.043

-.059*

.030

% Free/reduced meals

.494**

.108**

.131**

.003

Non-urban location

-.083**

-.137**

-.057

-.058


*p < .05, **p < .01

a At least one such retailer within an 800 m network buffer.

Howard et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-68

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