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Table 1 Correlation between Level of Neighbourhood Distress and Supermarket Access

From: Mapping the evolution of 'food deserts' in a Canadian city: Supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961–2005

   (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i)
(a) Lone-parent families (%) 1         
(b) Incidence of low income (%) 0.802** 1        
(c) Low educational attainment (%) 0.626** 0.587** 1       
(d) Unemployment rate (%) 0.464** 0.522** 0.541** 1      
(e) Distress level 0.787** 0.724** 0.759** 0.689** 1     
(f) Nearest supermarket (m) 0.071 0.153 0.051 -0.003 0.045 1    
(g) Number of supermarkets within 1000 m 0.061 0.009 0.020 -0.030 -0.063 -0.685** 1   
(h) % Population with access 1000 m network -0.079 -0.201 -0.014 -0.054 -0.101 -0.828** 0.746** 1  
(i) % Population with bus access 0.238* 0.034 -0.003 0.090 0.104 -0.450** 0.278* 0.420** 1
  1. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).
  2. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).