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Table 2 Socioeconomic characteristics of study participants

From: Personal and environmental correlates of active travel and physical activity in a deprived urban population

Category

Frequency (%)

Working situation

 

Employed

616 (47.2)

Retired

333 (25.5)

Other*

357 (27.3)

Missing

16

Financial situation

 

Find it a strain to get by from week to week

233 (17.9)

Have to be careful about money

680 (52.2)

Able to manage without much difficulty

299 (23.0)

Quite comfortably off

90 (6.9)

Missing

20

Housing tenure

 

Owner-occupied

678 (51.6)

Social rented

543 (41.3)

Other

93 (7.1)

Missing

8

Cars or vans available to household

 

None

629 (48.4)

One

525 (40.4)

Two or more

146 (11.2)

Missing

22

  1. n = 1322. * On a government training scheme, full-time student, unemployed, disabled, invalid or permanently sick, or caring for home and family or dependants. Rented in the private sector, part-owned and part-rented, or other form of tenure.