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Table 1 Distribution of diet quality and physical activity by socio-demographic and key environmental variables among SOS II participants

From: Obesity, diet quality, physical activity, and the built environment: the need for behavioral pathways

Characteristics Total HEI-2010 score ≥ median (73) Meet PA guidelines (PAG)
  N % N % N %
All 387   194 (50.1) 228 (58.9)
Socio-demographics
 Age (years)
  21 - <50 236 (61.0) 116 (59.8) 138 (60.5)
  50–55 151 (39.0) 78 (40.2) 90 (39.5)
 Gender
  Women 273 (70.5) 141 (72.7) 154 (67.5)
  Men 114 (29.5) 53 (27.3) 74 (32.5)
 Race/ethnicity
  Whites 322 (83.2) 172 (88.7) 191 (83.8)
  Non Whites 65 (16.8) 22 (11.3) 37 (16.2)
 Household income
   < 50 K 108 (27.9) 37 (19.1) 61 (26.8)
   ≥ 50 K - <100 K 144 (37.2) 78 (40.2) 75 (32.9)
   ≥ 100 K 135 (34.9) 79 (40.7) 92 (40.4)
 Education
  HS or some college (<16y) 129 (33.3) 45 (23.2) 67 (29.4)
  College graduates or higher (≥16y) 258 (66.7) 149 (76.8) 161 (70.6)
 Home ownership
  Own 299 (77.3) 162 (83.5) 176 (77.2)
  Rent 88 (22.7) 32 (16.5) 52 (22.8)
BE measures (800 m buffer)
 Supermarket
  No 234 (60.5) 122 (62.9) 145 (63.6)
  Yes 153 (39.5) 72 (37.1) 83 (36.4)
 Convenience store
  No 137 (35.4) 72 (37.1) 86 (37.7)
  Yes 250 (64.6) 122 (62.9) 142 (62.3)
 Fast food/ QSR
  No 120 (31.0) 59 (30.4) 75 (32.9)
  Yes 267 (69.0) 135 (69.6) 153 (67.1)
 Park
  No 200 (51.7) 93 (47.9) 117 (51.3)
  Yes 187 (48.3) 101 (52.1) 111 (48.7)
  1. Numbers in brackets indicate column %s. Figures in bold indicate statistical significance based on chi2 tests (p-value <0.05)