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Table 3 Concordance in classification between on-ground survey and business lists for food stores

From: Classification bias in commercial business lists for retail food stores in the U.S.

Classification in business list Classification in ground survey
Supermarket Grocery store Convenience store Specialty store
D&B N = 67 N = 148 N = 293 N = 104
Supermarket 54% 11% 5% 1%
Grocery store 37% 64% 26% 14%
Supermarket & Grocery store 91% 75% 31% 15%
Convenience store 0% 6% 24% 1%
Specialty food store 9% 19% 45% 84%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%
InfoUSA N = 73 N = 172 N = 344 N = 140
Supermarket –  † –  † –  † –  †
Grocery store –  † –  † –  † –  †
Supermarket & Grocery store 81% 69% 19% 14%
Convenience store 1% 13% 49% 1%
Specialty food store 18% 18% 32% 85%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%
  1. † Not applicable because InfoUSA does not allow separately identifying supermarket from grocery stores.
  2. ‡ Statistics in bold represent for the classification match between ground-survey and the business lists.