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Table 1 Neighborhood Socio-Demographic Characteristics of 16 Discount Variety Storesa

From: Neighborhood disadvantage and the sales of unhealthy products: alcohol, tobacco and unhealthy snack food

Neighborhood Characteristics Store Median [IQRb]
N = 16 stores
ADI national rank percentilec 87 [83,89]
Household income (in dollars) 25,827 [20,387, 35,320]
Population Size 1068 [901,1889]
Percent of population that is Non-Hispanic African-American 74 [61,87]
Percent population ages 0–17 25 [23,29]
Walk Scored 48 [39,59]
  1. a Neighborhood is defined as the US Census Block Group for household income, percent of African-American households; US Census Tract for percent of households with no vehicle access and percent of households participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a federal program that provides nutrition benefits to low income individuals and families (SNAP); and store address determined neighborhood Walk Score (www.walkscore.com)
  2. b Interquartile Range (IQR)
  3. c ADI is the Area Deprivation Index measured as a percentile of Census Block Groups throughout the US, where the 99th percentile is the highest level of neighborhood disadvantage
  4. d Walk Score ranged from 0 to 100, with 100 being the most walkable