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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample (N = 912)

From: Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)

Characteristic Estimate Characteristic Estimate
Gender, %   Age, mean (SD), y 46.6 (10.7)
   Female 52.3    Missing values, % 0.1
   Missing values 0.0 Marital status, %  
Ethnicity, %      Married 54.4
   Caucasian 61.9    Widowed/divorced/separated 18.9
   African-American 27.2    Single/never married 20.4
   Asian-American 3.0    Living with partner 5.7
   Pacific Islander 0.1    Missing values 0.6
   Amer. Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4 Children in household, %  
   Hispanic 3.2    Yes 39.6
   Other 3.1    Missing values 0.5
   Missing values 1.1 Annual household income, %  
Educational attainment, %      < $19,500 5.2
   Some high school or less 2.1    $19,500 – $39,500 12.9
   Completed high school 7.3    $39,500 – $59,500 17.8
   Some college 22.9    $59,500 – $79,500 15.9
   Completed college 30.5    $79,500 – $99,500 13.8
   Completed graduate degree 36.7    > $99,500 27.3
   Missing values 0.5    Missing values 7.1