Table 1

Definitions of study areas

Study area

Definition


South

A set of census output areas (the smallest spatial unit for which aggregate census data are available) encroaching within 500 metres of the proposed route of the new M74 motorway

East

A set of census output areas encroaching within 500 metres of the routes of the existing M8 and M80 motorways

North

A set of census output areas not encroaching within 500 metres of the route of any existing or proposed motorway


Ogilvie et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:43   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-43

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