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Table 5 Correlations between blockgroup-level latent factors of the NEWS (above the diagonal) and NEWS-A (below the diagonal).

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

NEWS-A factors   BL2 BL3 BL4 BL5 BL6 NEWS factors
Land use mix – access and infrastructure for walking (BL1A)   -.29 .66 < .10a -.51 .19 Land use mix – access and infrastructure for walking (BL1)
Physical obstacles to walking (BL2A) -.54   < .10a < .10a < .10a - .14 Physical obstacles to walking (BL2)
Green areas (BL3A) < .10a < .10a   .41 -.46 .26 Sidewalks (BL3)
Aesthetics and safety from crime (BL4A) -.46 < .10a .47   .42 .36 Green areas (BL4)
Traffic safety and presence of people (BL5A) .52 -.45 .57 .18   .39 Aesthetics and safety from crime (BL5)
  BL1A BL2A BL3A BL4A    Traffic safety and presence of people (BL6)
  1. a constrained to zero in the final model as correlation coefficients smaller than |.10|. The subscript A stands for NEWS-A.