Table 2: Factors impacting choice of food access destinations.


LocationClose proximity/ease of travelLong distance
Proximity to other locations (e.g., other goods and services) to group errands
Lower cost/affordabilityHigher cost
Facility follows ADA Standards for Accessible DesignDifficult entry
Larger size of locationSmall size of location
Lack of handicapped parking
Crowded parking lot
Product availability and selection

ParticipantPreference for store and productsLimited by product selection
Smaller shopping tripsDifficulty carrying purchases
Leave home to eat, socialize, activity

Outdoor built environmentLack of sidewalks
Obstructed roads
Lack of public transit