Table 1

Outlet type and items sold by neighbourhood

GroupsMeasureJamestownHo DomeMakadaraAll
Outlet type (percentage of all outlets)
FormalBar/pub8.85.06.67.1
Restaurant0.02.83.32.0
Supermarket0.50.61.30.9
Shop10.143.917.919.6
All formal outlets19.452.329.129.6
InformalKiosk15.13.940.024.3
Local vendor1.622.813.410.6
Vegetable/fruit stand/table top63.921.117.535.6
All informal* outlets80.547.870.970.5
Foods and beverages sold (percentage of all outlets)
Expected to increase during the nutrition transitionFats/oils13.543.328.725.5
Sugar-sweetened spreads6.549.425.622.6
Fresh meat/poultry16.922.814.416.8
Fresh fish/shellfish14.617.87.211.8
Milk24.943.329.330.1
Eggs27.853.937.036.5
Sugar-sweetened beverages35.850.037.439.0
Alcohol16.426.18.314.5
Processed/fried foods37.468.336.342.4
Cakes/sweets23.150.032.231.9
Modern mixed dishes8.14.41.84.6
Condiments15.143.322.523.4
Expected to decreaseStaples25.755.937.039.8
Legumes/pulses8.625.621.917.5
Nuts/seeds9.138.315.517.1
Traditional dishes29.930.016.223.8
Fruits2.96.124.112.9
Vegetables19.521.737.928.1
  • *Informal/formal outlets were defined by authors and relate to whether the establishment is a long-term structure that could be regulated or not, or was small-scale in investment/organisation.