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Table 2 Survey respondents’ perceived barriers to food access and how VSP facilitates healthy eating among respondents

From: A multi-stakeholder evaluation of the Baltimore City virtual supermarket program

WITHOUT the Virtual Supermarket Program, these factors made it HARD for me to eat healthy
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree Don’t know Prefer not to answer
Availability of healthy food in my neighborhood 42.4% 20.7% 2.2% 31.5% 3.3% 0.00% 0.00%
Transportation to and from the grocery store 39.1% 28.3% 0.00% 26.1% 4.4% 1.09% 1.09%
Cost of healthy food 23.9% 25.0% 3.3% 45.7% 2.2% 0.00% 0.00%
Knowledge of how to buy & eat healthy food 19.6% 25.0% 5.4% 48.9% 0.0% 1.09% 0.00%
WHY does the Virtual Supermarket make it easier to eat healthy?
  N %
Makes healthy food more available 67 77.9
Means I don’t need transportation to and from the market 56 65.1
Sells affordable healthy food 52 60.5
Helps me know how to buy and eat healthy food 48 55.8
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