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Table 2 Menu identification of regular and healthier lunch/dinner entrées, overall and by type of primary business

From: Availability of healthier options in traditional and nontraditional rural fast-food outlets

  Overall
(n = 205)
% (n)
Traditional Fast Food
(n = 84)
% (n)
Convenience
(n = 109)
% (n)
Supermarket/Grocery
(n = 12)
% (n)
Individual lunch/dinner entrée     
Hamburger* 53.2 (109) 50.0 (42) 56.0 (61) 50.0 (6)
   Healthier option 0 0 0 0
Chicken* 67.3 (138) 67.9 (57) 64.2 (70) 91.7 (11)
   Healthier option 65.2 (90) 80.7 (46) 30.3 (33) 81.8 (11)
Fish* 24.4 (50) 27.4 (23) 16.5 (18) 75.00 (9)
   Healthier option 0 0 0 0
Other cooked meats* 48.3 (99) 41.7 (35) 51.4 (56) 66.7 (8)
   Healthier option 4.0 (4) 0 5.4 (3) 12.5 (1)
Cold cuts/meat salads* 45.4 (93) 21.4 (18) 60.5 (66) 75.0 (9)
   Healthier option 14.0 (13) 61.1 (11) 3.0 (2) 0
Pizza* 19.0 (39) 19.0 (16) 20.2 (22) 8.3 (1)
   Healthier option 35.9 (14) 62.5 (10) 18.2 (4) 0
Mexican food* 46.8 (96) 33.3 (28) 58.7 (64) 33.3 (4)
   Healthier option 14.6 (14) 32.1 (9) 7.8 (5) 0
Asian food* 18.5 (38) 3.6 (3) 24.8 (27) 66.7 (8)
   Healthier option 0 0 0 0
Salad as entrée* 34.6 (71) 54.8 (46) 15.6 (17) 66.7 (8)
   Healthier option 77.5 (55) 91.3 (42) 47.1 (8) 62.5 (5)
Hot dogs* 41.5 (85) 26.2 (22) 52.3 (57) 50.0 (6)
   Healthier option 0 0 0 0
Wrap sandwich* 16.6 (34) 32.1 (27) 4.6 (5) 16.7 (2)
   Healthier option 67.6 (23) 74.1 (20) 20.0 (1) 100.0 (2)
  1. *Percent of overall (combined), traditional fast food outlets, convenience stores, or supermarket/grocery stores
  2. Percent of overall, traditional fast food outlets, convenience stores, or supermarkets/grocery stores that offered a specific lunch/dinner entrée