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Table 3 Summary of variables used in survey

From: Integrating expert knowledge in a GIS to optimize siting decisions for small-scale healthy food retail interventions

Variable Score Category
Healthy food availability 10 Worst availability
8 2nd worst availability
5 Average availability
2 2nd best availability
0 Best availability
Socioeconomic distress 10 Most distressed quintile
8 2nd most distressed quintile
5 Average distress quintile
2 2nd least distressed quintile
0 Least distressed quintile
Population density 10 Densest quintile
8 2nd densest quintile
5 Middle quintile
2 2nd least dense quintile
0 Least dense quintile
Proximity to bus stops 10 1/8 mile
8 1/4 mile
5 3/8 mile
2 1/2 mile
0 >1/2 mile
Neighborhood centers 10 In center
5 Within 1/4 mile
0 >1/4 mile