Table 5

Association between neighborhood characteristics and the price of individual fresh fruit items1

Fruit

apples

avocados

bananas

berries

grapes


Median family income2

0.50 (0.45)

3.78*** (1.37)

-0.16 (0.10)

0.21 (1.04)

0.54 (0.60)

Proportion African American

0.005 (0.006)

0.066*** (0.019)

-0.001 (0.002)

-0.009 (0.015)

0.007 (0.008)

Proportion Hispanic

-0.001 (0.007)

0.032* (0.018)

-0.004 (0.003)

-0.003 (0.014)

0.007 (0.016)


Observations

21

21

21

21

21

R-squared

0.09

0.48

0.17

0.11

0.04

Melons

Oranges

Peaches

Pears


Median family income2

0.09 (0.38)

-0.03 (0.40)

-0.30 (0.49)

-0.06 (0.55)

Proportion African American

0.001 (0.005)

-0.004 (0.007)

0.002 (0.007)

0.002 (0.007)

Proportion Hispanic

0.000 (0.005)

0.001 (0.010)

-0.002 (0.011)

0.005 (0.016)


Observations

21

21

21

21

R-squared

0.01

0.02

0.08

0.02


1Coefficient estimates from multivariate linear regression. Robust standard errors clustered at CBG level in parentheses below coefficient estimates. *P < 0.1 **P < 0.05 ***P < 0.01

2 Taken in natural logarithm.

Dunn et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:6   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-6

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