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Table 7 Characteristics of four food store types

From: Development and evaluation of a food environment survey in three urban environments of Kunming, China

  Food store type
  Wet market Supermarket Small market Convenience store
Number of establishments 2 9 4 10
Store size, m2 8100 (2121) 233 (360) 59.4 (42.6) 37.4 (48.0)
Types of items sold     
 Soy products 100% 0% 0% 10%
 Packaged foods 100% 67% 0% 30%
 Frozen meals 0% 11% 0% 10%
 Fresh cooked/prepared foods 100% 0% 0% 0%
 Basic grain products 100% 56% 0% 20%
 Processed/preserved dried meat and seafood 100% 33% 0% 20%
 Cooking oil 100% 56% 0% 20%
 Cleaned/easy-to-cook/combo meals 0% 0% 0% 0%
 Cold dessert/ice cream 100% 78% 0% 30%
Indicator food items     
 Salty snack 0% 100% 0% 60%
 Sweet snack 0% 100% 0% 60%
 Sweet drinks 100% 100% 0% 67%
 Alcohol 0% 100% 0% 80%
 Milk/yogurt 100% 89% 0% 50%
 Bottled water 100% 89% 0% 70%
 Powdered drinks 0% 67% 0% 70%
 Tea 100% 44% 0% 10%
 Instant noodles 0% 78% 0% 60%
 Pastry/baked goods 100% 33% 0% 50%
 Tofu products 100% 33% 0% 0%
 Fruits 100% 0% 75% 0%
 Vegetables 100% 0% 0% 0%
 Fresh meat/poultry 100% 0% 0% 0%