Table 2

Correlation among the environmental descriptors

Correlation
Environmental descriptor12345
1. Tobacco outlet density (per 1000 people)1
2. Distance (mi) to nearest outlet−0.321
3 Proportion population Black*0.27−0.171
4 Proportion population Hispanic*0.26−0.13−0.101
5 Poverty*,†0.39−0.120.520.381
  • *For each adolescent's census tract.

  • †Proportion of families with income below the poverty level.