Table 1

Description of the final sample

N

654

Male (%)

48.9

Average age (SD)

14.1 (+/- 1.2)

Western ethnic background (%)

41.1

Educational level

Vocational education (%)

53.8

Senior general secondary education (%)

46.2

Engaging in sports at least three times a week (%)

62.2

Engaging in walking and cycling during leisure time at least 30 minutes a day (%)

80.3

Perceived environment

Parks available (% yes)

73.5

Sports facilities available (% yes)

73.4

Sidewalks available (% a lot)

94.3

Bicycle lanes available (% a lot)

35.5

Objective environment

Availability of parksa (SD)

0.95 (+/- 0.8)

Availability of sports facilitiesa (SD)

14.7 (+/- 7.5)

Availability of sidewalksb (SD)

13.2 (+/- 5.8)

Availability of bicycle lanesb (SD)

1.1 (+/- 0.5)


a Number within a radius of 1500 meters of a participants' home; b percentage of neighborhood land area

Prins et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:70   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-70

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