Mean trips per week for different trip purposes. Mean trips per week for all 214 participants regardless of whether they did any trips for these purposes. Multiple purposes allowed for a single trip. Shopping: shopping but not post office or banking activities that would be covered by personal business. Visit: visiting friends and family. Entertainment: activities such outings for a meal, drink, cinema and any other entertainment activities including watching sport. Personal: personal business activities such as post office business, banking dry cleaning. Walk: going for a walk or walking the dog. Work: doing paid work or volunteer activities. Escort: taking or accompanying a friend or relative (e.g., grandchild) to another venue (e.g., school). Sport: active involvement in a sporting activity or exercise session. Health: visiting a health practitioner (e.g., GP, dentist), hospital, clinic, or pharmacy. Day trip: going on a day trip, excursion or short break. Hobby: attending arts or crafts activity groups or games groups (e.g., playing cards). Religion: attending a religious service or meeting. Gardening: doing gardening or allotment work away from the confines of the participant's home (not attending to own garden). Other: unspecified activities or activities not covered by the previous categories.
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