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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and percentage agreement for all food outlets, food outlets by type, and all food outlets across urban/rural divides and socio-economic status quintiles

From: Comparing the accuracy of two secondary food environment data sources in the UK across socio-economic and urban/rural divides

Food outlet category Council data POI data Missing POI records (%) Percentage agreement (%)a 95% CI 95% CI for difference
n % n %
All Food Outlets 2624 100.00 2100 100.00 19.97 49.9 (REF) 0.482, 0.517 REF
Café/Coffee Shop 366 13.65 223 10.62 39.07 40.6** 0.358, 0.454 0.043, 0.144
Convenience 608 23.17 398 18.65 34.54 29.7** 0.265, 0.330 0.166, 0.239
Restaurant 852 32.47 757 36.05 11.15 63.5** 0.604, 0.665 −0.171, -0.101
Specialist Stores 248 9.45 221 10.52 10.89 47.5 0.419, 0.531 −0.033, 0.082
Supermarket 92 3.51 93 4.43 0.00 62.3* 0.527, 0.712 −0.214, -0.033
Takeaway 458 17.45 408 19.43 10.92 58.6** 0.543, 0.628 −0.132, -0.042
Urban/Rural         
Urban 1721 65.59 1484 70.67 13.77 52.8 (REF) 0.506, 0.549 REF
Rural 903 34.41 616 29.33 31.78 43.0** 0.400, 0.461 0.061, 0.134
SES Quintiles         
SES-1 (Least Deprived) 342 13.03 234 11.14 31.58 41.2 (REF) 0.364, 0.461 REF
SES-2 376 14.33 278 13.24 26.06 44.7 0.400, 0.494 −0.101, 0.031
SES-3 602 22.94 552 26.29 8.31 55.0** 0.513, 0.586 −0.198, -0.078
SES-4 627 23.89 523 24.90 16.59 53.9** 0.503, 0.576 −0.187, -0.068
SES-5 (Most Deprived) 677 25.80 513 24.43 24.22 45.1 0.417, 0.486 −0.098, 0.019
  1. a Significant difference (Fisher’s Exact, **p<0.001, *p<0.05) between food outlet category/area type and reference category (REF) within food outlet category/area type.