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Table 2 Participant Demographics among Customers of Stores in the North Carolina Healthy Food Small Retailer Program (N = 29)

From: Qualitative perspectives of the North Carolina healthy food small retailer program among customers in participating stores located in food deserts

Characteristic Frequency Percent
Gender
 Male 12 41
 Female 17 59
 Other 0 0
 Prefer not to answer 0 0
Age
 18–29 6 21
 30–49 7 24
 50–64 10 35
 65+ 4 14
 Prefer not to answer 2 7
Race/ethnicity
 American Indian or Alaskan Native 1 3
 Asian 0 0
 Black or African American 16 55
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0 0
 Hispanic or Latino 0 0
 White 12 41
 Other 0 0
 Prefer not to answer 0 0
Education attainment
 Less than high school 0 0
 Some high school 3 10
 High School/GED 10 35
 Associate/Technical Degree 4 14
 Some College or More 12 41
Annual household income
 Less than $25,000 6 21
 $25,000 to $50,000 10 35
 $50,000 to $75,000 1 3
 $75,000+ 6 21
 Don’t know 3 10
 Prefer not to answer 3 10
Employment status
 Full-time 15 52
 Part-time 6 21
 Unemployed 5 17
 Retired 3 10