Table 6

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

Vegetables

carrots

corn

cruciferous

greens

green beans


Median family income2

-0.16 (0.44)

0.03 (0.53)

0.26 (0.30)

-0.30 (0.33)

-2.05** (1.03)

Proportion African American

0.009 (0.007)

0.002 (0.008)

-0.002 (0.005)

-0.004 (0.005)

-0.032* (0.018)

Proportion Hispanic

0.005 (0.009)

0.017 (0.014)

0.014* (0.008)

-0.011 (0.008)

-0.038** (0.019)


Observations

23

23

23

23

23

R-squared

0.15

0.16

0.15

0.11

0.22

Lettuce

Onions

Potato

Squash

Tomato


Median family income2

1.11 (0.67)

0.51 (0.54)

0.48 (0.39)

1.08*** (0.41)

0.62 (0.49)

Proportion African American

0.009 (0.008)

0.003 (0.008)

0.008 (0.006)

0.006 (0.007)

0.009 (0.007)

Proportion Hispanic

0.008** (0.004)

0.008 (0.014)

-0.010 (0.007)

0.009 (0.010)

0.003 (0.009)


Observations

23

23

23

23

23

R-squared

0.31

0.06

0.13

0.26

0.07


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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