Table 1

Descriptive statistics for demographic, built environment, preferences, and attitude and neighborhood walking characteristics
N % Mean SD Minimum Maximum
Demographics
Gender (female) 1681 58.7
Age 1681 40.16 11.96 19.00 78.00
Education (diploma) 1681 37.8
Education (university) 1681 23.8
Built environment
Walkability index 1681 0.04 2.03 −7.37 12.38
Sidewalk length (km) 1681 25.46 15.42 0.00 115.26
Neighborhood preference and attitude 1681
Attitude towards walking 1681 4.92 3.69 −9.00 9.00
Access to recreation 1681 3.41 0.75 1.00 5.00
Access to schools 1681 3.43 1.08 1.00 5.00
Access to services 1681 3.06 0.68 1.00 5.00
Streets pedestrian/cycle friendly 1681 3.43 0.82 1.00 5.00
Housing affordability/variety 1681 3.75 0.70 1.00 5.00
Neighborhood-based walking in a usual week
Transportation walking (any) 1681 36.4
Transportation walking (minutes) 611 72.44 75.61 5.00 840.00
Recreational walking (any) 1681 53.1
Recreational walking (minutes) 892 128.06 99.18 5.00 630.00
Total walking (any) 1681 62.4
Total walking (minutes) 1049 151.10 123.15 5.00 840.00

SD: Standard deviation.

McCormack et al.

McCormack et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:92   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-92

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