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Table 3 Resources and barriers

From: ‘Listen and learn:’ participant input in program planning for a low-income urban population at cardiovascular risk

  Number Percentage
Appliances owned
 Microwave 30 90.91
 Stove 26 78.79
 Oven 26 78.79
 Hot plate 8 24.24
 None 1 3.03
Have a phone, any type 29 87.88
Have a smartphone 19 57.58
Safe place to exercise 27 81.82
Place to buy healthy food 20 60.61
Prep one meal daily 22 66.67
Barriers to making healthy lifestyle choices
 Getting there/transportation 17 51.52
 Cost of maintaining a healthy lifestyle 16 48.48
 Too much stress about housing/family/other problems 16 48.48
 Access to healthy food 14 42.42
 Access to equipment or place to exercise 11 33.33
 Safety or security concerns 6 18.18
 Other barrier 3 9.09
 Not enough time/too busy 2 6.06