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Table 4 Respondent demographics from food supply stakeholder interviews

From: A mixed-methods study to determine the impact of COVID-19 on food security, food access and supply in regional Australia for consumers and food supply stakeholders

Food supply chain stakeholder respondents
  Stakeholder sector and role n(%)
Sectora Production 7 (25.9)
Government 5 (18.5)
Freight/logistics 2 (7.4)
Retail 8 (29.6)
Hospitality 2 (7.4)
Services (i.e. aged care, child care) 7 (25.9)
Rolea Primary producer 7 (25.9)
Retailer, open-air/farmers’ market managers 8 (29.6)
Hospitality business owner 2 (7.4)
Local government community development or environmental health staff 5 (18.5)
Institution coordinator or cook (childcare, aged care, social services) 7 (25.9)
Logistics or freight manager 2 (7.4)
Duration in role 2 years or less 4 (14.8)
3–5 years 6 (22.2)
6–10 years 7 (25.9)
11–15 years 4 (14.8)
16–30 years 4 (14.8)
31 + years 2 (7.5)
  1. aSome respondents reported having multiple roles which aligned with multiple sectors