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Table 5 County count, NCHS classification and variable summaries for each cluster

From: Diet-related chronic disease in the northeastern United States: a model-based clustering approach

  Cluster Number
  1 2 3 4 5
No. of counties 38 59 5 16 11
NCHS class. Small-medium metro. Non-metro. Large central metro. Small–large fringe metro. Large central and large fringe metro.
Population density Low Low High Low Low
Median income Medium Low Low Medium High
SES index Low Low High Low Low
Low access High Medium Low Medium High
Obesity rate High High Low High Low
Diabetes rate High High Medium Medium Low
  1. Clustering variables described by whether on average the distribution is low, medium or high as compared to the other clusters