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Table 1 Community profiles

From: Citizen science in monitoring food environments: a qualitative collective case study of stakeholders’ experiences during the Local Environment Action on Food project in Alberta, Canada

  Community A Community B Community C Community D Community E Community F Community G
Approximate Population 2016a 950 950 4000 15,000 65,000 6000 2500
Population density per square km a 352.6 259.9 315.8 777.3 564.6 405.4 197.9
Locationb Central Alberta Central Alberta Central Alberta Southern Alberta Southern Alberta Central Alberta Northern Alberta
Approximate distance to nearest medium/large urban population centre (km)c 140 180 200 100 0 100 20
Median age of population (years) a 54.3 44.0 38.2 35.0 40.6 44.3 30.0
Unemployment rate (%)a 8.0 10.4 8.1 9.2 10.0 9.1 10.3
Median income persons over 15 ($)a 34,080 35,968 40,855 41,358 36,819 36,244 45,978
Education: no certificate, diploma or degree (%)a 18.6 32 19.4 27.4 21.0 23.9 19.6
Education: postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree (%)a 48.3 42.7 52.0 38.2 47.6 47.0 31.0
Total visible minority population (%)a 1.2 6.8 6.6 36.8 6.8 5.7 2.1
Approximate time to complete the LEAF process (months) 8 8 14 14 14 18 20
Sector of employment: LEAF Project Lead(s) Public Health Dietitian Public Health Dietitian Public Health Dietitian Public Health Dietitian and Health Promotion Facilitator Public Health Dietitian Public Health Dietitian Public Health Dietitian, Health Promotion Facilitator, and Wellness Coordinator
  1. a[20]
  2. b[21]
  3. c[22]