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Table 2 Similarities in ratio and proportion values when absolute number of stores vary

From: The use and misuse of ratio and proportion exposure measures in food environment research

  Number of unhealthy food stores Number of healthy food stores Ratio (unhealthy: healthy) Proportion (healthy: all food stores)
Area 1 2 1 2 0.33
Area 2 4 2 2 0.33
Area 3 8 4 2 0.33
  Number of fast food restaurants Number of full-service restaurants Ratio (fast food: full-service restaurants) Proportion (fast food: all restaurants)
Area 4 1 1 1 0.5
Area 5 6 6 1 0.5