Table 1

Demographics of the FVRx participants*

32 FVRx participantsPercentages based on baseline survey responses
Sex72% women
Race90.6% Black/African or Caribbean American
Employment status68.8% unemployed, homemakers or on disability
Household income81.3% with annual income <$25 000
Insurance status28.1% uninsured
53.1% insured through medicaid or other public insurance
SNAP enrolment43.8% receiving SNAP benefits
Food security56.3% low or very low food security

  • *Source: FVRx 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program Report.

  • SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.