Table 4

Average distance travelled by population density

Population density

Miles (Mean ± St.dev)

p a


All

Active

Inactive


A big city (>500,000)

2.04 ± 3.85

1.02 ± 0.79

3.91 ± 5.97

<0.001

Suburbs (<500,000)

2.23 ± 2.99

1.02 ± 0.83

4.01 ± 3.98

<0.001

Town (<50,000)

3.01 ± 4.98

0.93 ± 0.88

5.08 ± 6.33

<0.001

Village/rural area (<5,000)

6.75 ± 5.33

1.04 ± 1.22

7.57 ± 5.20

<0.001


a p-values for difference between mode types within each category. Bonferoni correction applied, significance level of .012 required

Nelson et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:1   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-1

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