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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.