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Table 1 Percentage (n) distribution of characteristics of urban Scottish Health Survey respondents (n = 3679) by demographic, socio-economic, green space availability and physical activity variables

From: Is level of neighbourhood green space associated with physical activity in green space?

Characteristics of respondents meeting physical activity outcomes
  Characteristics of respondents Meeting physical activity guidelines Meeting walking guidelines Participating in green physical activity > 1/wk*
  n % n % n % n %
Demographic and socio-economic         
Characteristics         
Sex         
 Male 1621 44.06 669 41.27 311 19.19 185 33.88
 Female 2058 55.94 650 31.58 299 14.53 231 33.14
 Total 3679 100.00 1319 35.85 610 16.58 416 33.47
Age         
 16-24 327 8.89 152 46.48 82 25.08 31 28.97
 25-34 477 12.97 246 51.57 111 23.27 72 40.68
 35-44 669 18.18 306 45.74 136 20.33 99 44.00
 45-54 656 17.83 257 39.18 110 16.77 82 39.61
 55-64 638 17.34 204 31.97 88 13.79 56 26.79
 65-74 521 14.16 119 22.84 65 12.48 56 31.46
 75+ 391 10.63 35 8.95 18 4.60 20 14.29
 Total 3679 100.00 1319 35.85 610 16.58 416 33.47
Equivalised household income         
 Top tertile (> = £29900) 1274 34.63 555 43.56 249 19.54 171 43.51
 2nd tertile (> = £14932 < £29900) 1138 30.93 421 36.99 193 16.96 133 33.93
 Bottom tertile (<£14932) 1267 34.44 343 27.07 168 13.26 112 24.45
 Total 3679 100.00 1319 35.85 610 16.58 416 33.47
Ward level green space availability         
 <25% 750 20.39 284 37.87 138 18.40 89 33.09
 25- <50% 1356 36.86 497 36.65 225 16.59 136 29.76
 50- <75% 481 13.07 166 34.51 78 16.22 50 33.11
 75%+ 1092 29.68 372 34.07 169 15.48 141 38.52
 Total 3679 100.00 1319 35.85 610 16.58 416 33.47
  1. *Measured for a subsample of the Scottish Health Survey respondents (n = 1243).