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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study sample

From: The association between neighborhood economic hardship, the retail food environment, fast food intake, and obesity: findings from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin

   N % population
   1570 100.0
Gender men 707 50.2
women 863 49.8
Age 21-39 516 37.9
40-55 538 34.5
>55 516 27.6
Race/ethnicity White 1362 84.9
African American 90 6.2
Hispanic 54 3.8
Other 59 5.1
Income low (<$25k) 536 34.7
medium ($25-50k) 553 35.6
high (>$50k) 442 29.7
Education no high school 126 8.9
high school 321 20.9
some college 603 37.2
college degree 517 33.1
Urbanicity urban 757 50.4
suburban 193 11.8
rural 620 37.8
Physical activity <600 MET-min/week 594 39.4
600-2999 MET-min/week 342 37.7
≥3000 MET-min/week 634 22.9
Weight status obese (BMI ≥ 30) 525 37.8
Fast food consumption ≥2 times a week 585 46.4