Table 1

Contribution of the Coded Variable to Total Number of ESs Summarized Environmental Characteristics

Environmental Characteristic


Coded Variable

PA Facilities

Sidewalks

Shops & Services in Walking Dist.

Heavy Traffic is Present

High Crime is Present

Street Lighting is Present

Unattended Dogs are a Problem

Total


Gender

Men

6.67

-

9.09

6.25

-

-

-

3.03

Women

66.67

68.75

81.82

68.75

69.23

86.67

69.23

72.73

Mixed

26.67

31.25

9.09

25.00

30.77

13.33

30.77

24.24

Ethnicity

Combined

40.00

31.25

27.27

37.50

30.77

13.33

30.77

30.30

Nat. Amer.

6.67

12.50

9.09

6.25

7.69

13.33

7.69

9.09

Caucasian

6.67

12.50

9.09

6.25

7.69

13.33

7.69

9.09

African Amer.

26.67

25.00

27.27

25.00

30.77

33.33

30.77

28.28

Latino

20.00

18.75

27.27

25.00

23.08

26.67

23.08

23.23

Country of Sample

US

86.67

93.75

90.91

87.50

100.00

100.00

100.00

93.94

Australia

-

6.25

9.09

12.50

-

-

-

4.04

England

13.33

-

-

-

-

-

-

2.02

Geographic Location of Sample

Urban

26.67

25.00

81.82

25.00

30.77

26.67

30.77

33.33

Rural

13.33

12.50

18.18

12.50

15.38

13.33

15.38

14.14

Mixed

60.00

62.50

-

62.50

53.38

60.00

53.85

52.53

Theoretical Basis of Study

Ecological

60.00

75.00

54.55

75.00

69.23

86.67

69.23

70.71

SCT

-

-

18.18

-

-

-

-

2.02

NS

40.00

25.00

27.27

25.00

30.77

13.33

30.77

27.27

PA Mode Assessed

Walking

13.33

-

18.18

-

-

-

-

4.04

Trans. Walking

-

6.25

9.09

-

-

-

-

2.02

Sufficient LTPA

13.33

37.50

-

12.50

15.38

26.67

15.38

18.18

Sufficient PA

73.33

56.25

72.73

87.50

84.62

73.33

84.62

75.76

PA Measure

BRFSS

13.33

12.50

-

13.33

15.38

-

15.38

10.20

BRFSS + NPA

13.33

37.50

-

13.33

15.38

40.00

15.38

20.41

SEID

-

6.25

9.09

-

-

-

-

2.04

S-IPAQ

-

-

-

13.33

-

-

-

2.04

7D-PAR

-

-

18.18

-

-

-

-

2.04

NS

13.33

-

-

-

-

-

-

2.04

WPA

60.00

43.75

72.73

60.00

69.23

60.00

69.23

61.22


Notes: Consult studies included in current analysis for citations of PA Measures used.

Percentages are reported as the percentage of effect sizes derived from coded variables in each environmental category.

NS – Not Specified

SEID – Study on Environmental and Individual Determinants of Physical Activity Measure

WPA – Women and Physical Activity Measure; NHI – National Health Interview

S-IPAQ – Short Form International Physical Activity Questionnaire

Duncan et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:11   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-2-11

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