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Qualitative Perspectives on the Use of Traditional and Nontraditional Food Venues among Middle- and Low-Income Women in Eastern North Carolina.
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PMID:  21888577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine motivations for use of food venues among 23 urban and rural women from eastern North Carolina. Women were eligible if they cared for children, were non-Hispanic black or white, and were English speakers. Interviews elicited participants' decisions for food venue use. Reasons for use of supermarkets were low cost, convenient location, quality/availability of specific foods, and customer service. Main reasons for use of supercenters were bulk foods at low prices and one-stop shopping. Rural and urban nonworking women shopped more frequently at discount superstores compared to urban working women.
Authors:
Stephanie B Jilcott; Jennie Hurwitz; Justin B Moore; Christine Blake
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ecology of food and nutrition     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1543-5237     ISO Abbreviation:  Ecol Food Nutr     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0315073     Medline TA:  Ecol Food Nutr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  373-89     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine , East Carolina University , Greenville , North Carolina , USA.
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