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Table 3 Sociodemographic characteristics of population-based survey respondents (N = 1,000)

From: Association between community garden participation and fruit and vegetable consumption in rural Missouri

Characteristic   %
Gender Male 26.6
Female 73.4
Missing 0.0
Age* Mean age = 59.7 99.0
Missing 1.0
Race/ethnicity Non-Hispanic White 88.0
All other categories 11.2
Missing 0.8
Education High school equivalency or less 55.4
More than high school equivalency 43.9
Missing 0.7
Social cohesion score* Mean score = 9.7 97.6
Missing 2.4
Sense of belonging score* Mean score = 10.1 98.3
Missing 1.7
Food environment score* Mean score = 11.3 98.5
Missing 1.5
Community garden exposure Does not participate 95.4
Participates 4.6
Missing 0.0
Meets daily fruit & vegetable consumption recommendations Does not meet recommendations 72.8
Meets recommendations 13.9
  Missing 13.3
  1. *Continuous variable.