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Table 1 Total number of businesses in each of the 25 researcher-defined categories, 1990–2010, in NY–NJ–PA CBSA 23 counties

From: Measuring health-relevant businesses over 21 years: refining the National Establishment Time-Series (NETS), a dynamic longitudinal data set

  n %
Bar or other public drinking place 10,726 0.40
Liquor store 7872 0.29
Fish market 1487 0.06
Fruit and vegetable market 3089 0.11
Natural food market or nut store 3541 0.13
Meat market 2986 0.11
Large supermarket 2778 0.10
Convenience store or small grocery store 40,336 1.49
Fast food restaurant 5714 0.21
Pizza restaurant 7805 0.29
Other restaurant—not fast food, not pizza 54,344 2.01
Bakery or candy/confectionary store 12,022 0.45
Warehouse or discount department store selling food 79 0.00
Multi-use physical activity venue 7055 0.26
Light/moderate physical activity venue 6965 0.26
Vigorous physical activity venue 4589 0.17
Urgent care or hospital facility 2358 0.09
Office or clinic of health practitioner 98,793 3.66
Residential facility with health care 2725 0.10
Pharmacy 9593 0.36
Mental health care 10,392 0.38
Dental care 23,584 0.87
Bank 8056 0.30
Credit union 1019 0.04
Other potential destination 214,052 7.92
Categorized businesses 541,960 20.06
Not categorized 2,159,396 79.94
Total businesses 2,701,356